Re: OT (Kind of): Determining whether Locales are left-to-right or right-to-left.

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Dec 06 2000 - 13:52:55 EST

"Michael (michka) Kaplan" wrote:

> Well, there are some languages in the former Soviet Union that are
> considering an Arabic script either instead of or in addition to existing
> Latin/Cyrillic scripts. Not sure if any have been officially adopted?

I missed this bit before.

Mongolian (not a language of the former USSR) has Cyrillic and Mongolian-script
representations; they are not automatically interconvertible. Cyrillic is
L2R, of course; Mongolian is T2B.

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