Re: boustrophedon

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Nov 05 1997 - 09:51:08 EST

Ar 14:09 -0800 1997-11-04, scríobh John H. Jenkins:
>On 11/4/97 11:48 AM, Chester, Bernard ( wrote:
>>3. How do we designate "boustrophedon" as a directionality? Is it
>>implicit in the codepoint? Must we format each line in advance with its
>IMHO there's no reason to indicate boustrophedon in plain text. In that
>case, the answer to this question is, "We don't."

For the practical use of modern users this is quite likely very sensible.
How many Greeks can read texts in boustrophedon? I am sure they universally
prefer to have it rectified.

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