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Re: Bidirectional text and URLs

From: chad
Subject: Re: Bidirectional text and URLs
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:01:43 -0800

> On 30 Nov 2014, at 19:49, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Given things we're already identifying the URL in text, is it
>> possible/easy to check for a different directionality of any part
>> of a URL text (including the entire url) compared to the text (not
>> whitespace) before and after the URL?
> Yes, but this would only be a sign of trouble if the rest of buffer
> text is strictly left to right.  And even then, there are legitimate
> URLs that have RTL characters, e.g. in Google queries.

This is a great point. Does this happen often enough that it would
be troublesome to add a warning or prompt about it?


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