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Re: [emacs-bidi] UTR#9 - Unicode BiDi (was Re: OpenOffice BiDi kudos)

From: Behdad Esfahbod
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] UTR#9 - Unicode BiDi (was Re: OpenOffice BiDi kudos)
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 16:01:55 -0400

On Sat, 11 Oct 2003, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> > Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 04:15:13 -0400
> > From: Behdad Esfahbod <address@hidden>
> >
> > Is it true that your implementation of Unicode Bidi algorithm
> > does not follow the UTR#9, with respect to handligh dash?  Just
> > wanted to make sure this is not true, otherwise, please consider
> > following the standard.
> Handa-san is currently trying to plug the sequential implementation of
> UAX#9 that I wrote into the Emacs display code.  The code I wrote
> renders "H-5" as "-5H", as per UAX#9.  One needs to type "H-{RLM}5"
> to get the "H-5" result that most Hebrew users want.
> I guess we will need to get used to type RLM and LRM in similar
> situations, since we must be UAX#9 compliant, and since UAX#9 results
> in such madness in quite a few cases like this, sigh.

I guess you know the answer:  Use U+2010 HYPHEN instead of U+002D

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