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Re: Trojan Source detection/highlight in Emacs?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Trojan Source detection/highlight in Emacs?
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 19:25:55 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> if access_level != "user{U+202E} {U+2066}// Check if admin{U+2069}
> {U+2066}" {
> ...would be rendered by bidirectional-aware tools as:
> if access_level != "user" { // Check if admin
> This would give the reader the mistaken impression that the program is
> comparing admin_level with the value "user".

Clearly, Eli will know better, but I suspect that we may be able to
avoid most of those issues by (conceptually) treating comment delimiters
as bidi barriers.  Of course, that leaves open the question of what
I mean by "bidi barrier" and of how to implement it ;-)


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