From: Philippe Verdy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 04:49:19 EST
From: "Rick McGowan" <email@example.com>
> Philippe Verdy asked:
> > What is, in Unicode the BiDi behavior of PUAs?
> Read the documentation, Philippe. UAX #9 and the UCD tell you some info
> about the bidi behavior of PUA characters; and if you then go look at the
> data file, in 30 seconds you can find:
> E000;<Private Use, First>;Co;0;L;;;;;N;;;;;
> F8FF;<Private Use, Last>;Co;0;L;;;;;N;;;;;
I know that they have default values. That's not the problem and not the
question which was:
How to get a Bidi OVERRIDE with PUAs?
The term OVERRIDE is important here.
I just wonder why I can't force this property notably on PUAs where the strict
BiDi rules SHOULD be relaxed, and what I could do to get a RTL presentation of
these characters. I never said that IE was not conforming, but that PUAs which
can't be defined for RTL characters are a great source of "frustration" as
Isn't there a format control that works to _force_ a RTL behavior on PUAs (or
Should then I use non standard assignments in reserved areas or over an existing
RTL block, so that my doc would no more be conforming to the encoding model?
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