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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r105429: New function `string-mar

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r105429: New function `string-mark-left-to-right' for handling LRMs.
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 09:53:24 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> As categories are not exclusive (i.e. one character can have
> multiple categories), I think you need just one
> category-table.  In which, each character has a category
> uniquely corresponding to a bidi class (L, AL, etc), in
> addition, all some character has a category whose meaning
> is, for instance (one of R, AL, or RLO).

We could also add a new special regexp construct, similar to \c but for
Unicode properties.
The advantage being that it lets us use the Unicode tables without
having to build a new category table that keeps another copy of it, and
without having to use "(with-category-table special-category-table-for-bidi".


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