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Re: Bidirectional text and URLs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Bidirectional text and URLs
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:42:54 -0500

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  > > 1. There are magic bidi characters inside the URL.

  > By "magic bidi characters" do you mean printable characters from RTL
  > scripts, or do you mean the directional controls?

I think I mean the directional controls, but I can't be sure.  I don't
know this terminology enough.

  > I think it's impractical to insert newlines before and after each
  > URL.

We are miscommunicating.  What I said is that the USER can insert
newlines in order to see what a certain URL looks like, free of
influence from its surroundings.

Dr Richard Stallman
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