Tengwar digits (was: Hexadecimal digits?)

From: John Cowan (cowan@mercury.ccil.org)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 21:10:20 EST

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    Chris Jacobs scripsit:

    > How about the elves? I have seen rumours that they write numbers with the
    > units digit to the left.

    Not only Elves, but Men as well. I'm hopeful that when Tengwar is
    encoded, a suitable hack can be found so that the bidi algorithm doesn't
    have to be changed, and so that the Unicode convention of most-significant-
    digit-first still works.

    John Cowan  jcowan@reutershealth.com  www.reutershealth.com  www.ccil.org/~cowan
    "It's the old, old story.  Droid meets droid.  Droid becomes chameleon. 
    Droid loses chameleon, chameleon becomes blob, droid gets blob back
    again.  It's a classic tale."  --Kryten, _Red Dwarf_

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