Re: Japanese RTL (was RE: Mongolian (was RE: Syriac and Mongolian joi

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Mon Jan 10 2000 - 14:28:10 EST

On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, John Cowan wrote:

> This is probably a real exception. Similarly, sheet music for Hebrew
> songs writes each syllable RTL per usual Hebrew rules, but between syllables
> the flow is LTR, as that is the norm for (Western) musical notation.

The same for Persian songs. There is even some glyph connection problems
here, with some composers always writing Final glyph shapes at the end of
syllables, and the others Medial shapes if it doesn't end the word.


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