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Re: improving bidi documents display

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: improving bidi documents display
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:25:17 +0900

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> This one's different, believe me: no other text property changes the
> _order_ of characters on display in creative ways.  It could easily
> render the text illegible, under just the right circumstances.  Other
> text properties are either non-intrusive, or are almost immediately
> fixed by JIT Lock, or are simply rare enough to not get in our way.
> This one, if used to implement partial reordering of buffer text, will
> be ubiquitous in any buffer with program sources that include bidi
> comments and strings, i.e. we will see it _a_lot_.

I'm a bit confused by how an ordering that's "good" in (e.g.) a TeX
document, would be "illegible" in another context...

Can you give an example of such a case?



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