Re: logical order

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Jul 27 2002 - 20:42:25 EDT

Jonathan Coxhead scripsit:

> The way these concepts were explained to me was as "visual order" (the order
> as you see it with your eyes, as defined by the writing system) and "aural
> order" (the order you hear it with your ears, as defined by pronunciation of
> the spoken language).

Historically, though, "visual order" in the RTL scripts has meant LTR
order, whereas in the Indic scripts it means truly LTR visual order
(ihndi:, e.g.)

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