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Re: [emacs-bidi] Status of BIDI implementation in Emacs

From: Tzafrir Cohen
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] Status of BIDI implementation in Emacs
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 21:51:28 +0200 (IST)

On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> > From: "Yitzchak M. Gottlieb" <address@hidden>
> > Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 12:29:38 -0500 (EST)
> >
> > What is the current status of the BIDI implementation (display, input
> > methods, composition, etc.)?

> What I have now is the basic bidi iterator--a piece of code that
> delivers the next character in visual order each time it is called.
> This is written and quite thoroughly tested as a stand-alone code, but
> needs a few finishing touches before I consider going to the next
> stage.
> The next stage is to plug this code into the Emacs display engine.

I wasn't following things here very closely. One question: is one of your
goals compatibility to the unicode bidi algorithm? e.g: when I display a
hebrew text file in both mozilla and in emacs-bidi, should I see the
letters in the same order?

Tzafrir Cohen

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