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Re: bidi and shaping problems in describe-input-method

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bidi and shaping problems in describe-input-method
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:24:25 +0200

> From: Kenichi Handa <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 00:30:25 +0900
> By the way, for this bug:
>   Mohsen> In the case of 'arabic note how the entire
>   Mohsen> keyboard is flipped to the right.
> just setting bidi-paragraph-direction to 'left-to-right is
> not enough, because keyboard cells in a row are still
> re-ordered.

Right.  I didn't notice it because I don't read Arabic.

> For this, the easiest fix is to set bidi-display-reordering to nil.
> But, then we can't use actual Arabic and Hebrew words in the
> docstrings of those input methods.  What we want is to display bidi
> reordering only for the keyboard layout part.  Eli, don't you have
> any good idea?

Revision 107535 is the best I can do.  I'll let Mohsen judge if it's
good enough.

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