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Re: [emacs-bidi] debugging visual-to-logical

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] debugging visual-to-logical
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 22:01:41 +0200

> From: Alex Schroeder <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 17:55:27 +0100
> > In the case of automated conversion from the visual to logical order, the 
> > above is not possible, since a program doesn't know what humans do.  But 
> > we should still try to tweak the mechanistic application of rules so as 
> > to produce a ``reasonable'' conversion, where ``reasonable'' means 
> > something that could have been typed in similar situations.  Since we, 
> > the humans, are the judge of ``reasonable'', such tuning of the algorithm 
> > is possible.
> I'm not sure I understand what you are saying: Do you think that it is
> possible for bidi-visual-to-logical to do the right thing?

Sorry.  I was saying that it should be possible for us to judge
whether the results are reasonable or not while we test the code.
Once the code is run in production, there's indeed no way to do that.

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