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Re: [emacs-bidi] Display routines

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] Display routines
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 18:25:37 +0200

> From: Michael Welsh Duggan <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 08:15:24 -0500
> I had considered using text-properties as a
> prototype only, with the idea that the design using the UAX#9
> algorithm would supercede it later.  It was merely my intended way of
> testing mucking with the display code so that it could handle rtl
> semantics.

I don't think you can futz with the Emacs display on the Lisp level
alone.  The bulk of Emacs redisplay code is in C.

> Although I admit, the idea of being able to make any text
> rtl (or ltr) based on a text property seems like a nifty hack to me

You should be able to do that by enclosing the text in the RLO...PDF
pair (or LRO...PDF, as the case may be).

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