Ar 01:04 -0800 1997-11-03, scríobh Martin J. Dürst:
>For Etruscan as well as Hieroglyphs,..., the situation is almost the
>same. RTL is more frequent in the ancient texts, LTR seems more
>popular for mixed scholarly texts.
This is NOT true for Egyptian. Both directions are frequently used in
Egyptian of all periods.
>- The fact that BIDI implementations will have difficulties to be
> updated with new character properties when new characters
> are added (this would in essence be a strong suggestion that
> everything except U+0580-U+7FF is LTR) would get consideration
No way. This is already broken by the existence of Plane 1.
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