Re: Number ordering

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Mon Dec 06 1999 - 12:55:17 EST

    Roozbeh> On Sat, 4 Dec 1999, Mark Leisher wrote:

>> the expression "-10%" is written "%-10" in Persian.

    Roozbeh> You can not say that simply. English "10%" becomes "%10" in
    Roozbeh> Persian, but I think "-%10" is prefered to "%-10". BTW, in topics
    Roozbeh> this much narrow there are usually two gangs of typographers each
    Roozbeh> one prefering one. There are even those who write it "-10%" like
    Roozbeh> in English.

Thanks for the good info Roozbeh! It was a lot of help.
Mark Leisher
Computing Research Lab I have never made but one prayer to God,
New Mexico State University a very short one:
Box 30001, Dept. 3CRL "Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous."
Las Cruces, NM 88003 And God granted it. -- Voltaire, letter

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