Re: Greek/Hebrew duplicates (was: UK)

From: Gwidon S. Naskrent (
Date: Sun Nov 30 1997 - 16:24:24 EST

Sat, 29 Nov 1997 18:59:18 -0800 (PST), you wrote:

#>U+2135 ALEF SYMBOL and its immediate successors are not just compatibility
#>characters, though: they have neutral rather than strong directionality.
#>If U+05D0 HEBREW LETTER ALEF were used, any subscript would wind up on
#>the left (following) side, rather than the right side where it belongs.

Doesn't that depend on the application? I mean that RTL must be
implemented in it as a distinct feature (not some add-on), and that is
not a frequent case.

Gwidon S. Naskrent (
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