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Re: Bidirectional text and URLs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Bidirectional text and URLs
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:54:49 +0200

> Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:42:54 -0500
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>   > 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.

In that case, it's not a very good idea, IMO.  First, some buffers are
read-only.  Second, when the display is sufficiently jumbled by
directional controls, users who are not acquainted with bidi will have
trouble figuring out where to insert the newlines.  Even I sometimes
fail to insert them in the correct position.

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