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Re: new Emacs HELLO file??

From: Taichi KAWABATA
Subject: Re: new Emacs HELLO file??
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2009 02:45:24 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux) Mule/6.0 (花散里)

>> In <address@hidden>, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> > fixed the logical order of Arabic language.

> Fixed how?  (Sorry, don't have time to look.)  The name of the
> language (not the greeting) should be in visual order, because Emacs
> does not yet support bidirectional display.

Fixed to follow reading order.  They should be rendered correctly when
copied to other programs that can handle BIDI correctly, which may
include future version of Emacs.

>> In <address@hidden>, Juri Linkov wrote:

> Or maybe switch to a simpler markup like in emacs/etc/enriched.doc
> (and add the language tag support to this format).

> 3. You could replace the old Euro currency U+20A0 ₠ with the new one
> U+20AC €.

That's right.  They should be replaced....

> 4. Klingon uses the Private Use Area U+F8D0 - U+F8FF
> http://www.wazu.jp/gallery/Test_Klingon.html

I think non-standardized characters should be avoided.

> 5. You've removed charsets jisx0201 and jisx0208 from Japanese
> greetings.  Is it because they are not needed for font selection, or
> just because the transfer charset in your message was utf-8?

`Japanese' entry of HELLO contains characters from both JIS X 0208
charsets and JIS X 0201 charsets (halfwidth katakana chars.)


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