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[Emacs-diffs] emacs-25 ea6b01d: ; * lisp/term.el (term-mode): FIXME comm

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] emacs-25 ea6b01d: ; * lisp/term.el (term-mode): FIXME comment about bidi reordering.
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:43:50 +0000 (UTC)

branch: emacs-25
commit ea6b01d4d4638eb4554f41c9201997e4616cbbf9
Author: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
Commit: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>

    ; * lisp/term.el (term-mode): FIXME comment about bidi reordering.
 lisp/term.el |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lisp/term.el b/lisp/term.el
index 562d9b0..f477bcc 100644
--- a/lisp/term.el
+++ b/lisp/term.el
@@ -1101,6 +1101,12 @@ Entry to this mode runs the hooks on `term-mode-hook'."
   ;; Without the below setting, term-mode and ansi-term behave
   ;; sluggishly when the buffer includes a lot of whitespace
   ;; characters.
+  ;;
+  ;; There's a larger problem here with supporting bidirectional text:
+  ;; the application that writes to the terminal could have its own
+  ;; ideas about displaying bidirectional text, and might not want us
+  ;; reordering the text or deciding on base paragraph direction.  One
+  ;; such application is Emacs in TTY mode...  FIXME.
   (setq bidi-paragraph-direction 'left-to-right)
   (easy-menu-add term-terminal-menu)

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