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Re: bidi-display-reordering is now non-nil by default

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: bidi-display-reordering is now non-nil by default
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2011 02:07:45 +0900

Stephen J. Turnbull writes:

 > Sure.  But this is Lisp.  There's nothing that says that you are
 > limited to something as simple as 'ltr vs. 'rtl as the property value.
 > You could have a rather complex property, eg, containing the level of
 > the embedding as well as the resolved direction.  Or you could simply
 > replace the directional marks with a string on the preceding non-mark
 > character containing the mark characters that were present in the
 > source.  (Of course you'd need some hack for marks at the beginning of
 > buffer.)
 > It might not be worth it.  But then again...

I should add that this is in the spirit of Stefan's "let's encourage
people to experiment in their own branches or after the release".
Most users with a need for bidi should be perfectly satisfied with the
current implementation.

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