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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bidi-display-reordering is now non-nil by default
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:40:07 +0300

> Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:02:49 +0400
> From: Andrey Paramonov <address@hidden>
>  > If a comment or a string in a source file use R2L scripts, how
>  > would you like Emacs to display them?
> Frankly, I doubt that there is a single source file with R2L comments in 
> the world, let alone R2L identifiers.

I wasn't talking about identifiers.

I don't know how many comments in R2L languages are out there, but I
hope you will agree that strings with R2L text are a definite
possibility, and should be supported.

> Unlike "special" and plain-text buffers, the bidirectionalization of 
> programming modes just seems to have very little to no value right now.

Which is why the relevant support for them was not the 1st priority.
But that doesn't mean we need to dismiss it as something to be
supported in the future.

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