Re: Bug in Bidi

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Wed Dec 20 2000 - 00:28:48 EST

I am swamped right now -- I will have more time after the 25th to comment.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Roozbeh Pournader" <>
To: "Unicode List" <>
Cc: "Unicode List" <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 02:32
Subject: Bug in Bidi

> Dear Mark,
> It seems that rules P1--P3 of the Unicode bidi algorithm (for determining
> paragraph levels) don't make sense in some ways. I think that explicit
> directional codes should also be counted in this. So RLO and RLE would
> also be able to change the paragraph level to one, which is what a user
> expects when she is using an otherwise left to right paragraph in
> something like RLO. I know about the solution with RLM, but I think using
> both RLO and RLM when an RLO will do is somehow bad. I feel this many
> control codes spare.
> Would you please comment on this?
> --roozbeh

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