From: Christopher Fynn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 06:26:38 CDT
>Nevertheless there is a case (however strong or weak) for Unicode admitting
>mirroring and simple rotation transformations. The phenomenon not only
>occurs in some ancient scripts but also in modern Latin usage, most notably
>in advertising. The fact that Old Latin already requests a glyph
>transformation according to bidi context supports the view this is not
>entirely inconsistent with Unicode philosophy.
Mirroring (sometimes horizontal, sometimes vertical) occurs
occasionally in some Tibetan texts - and where it occurs it is
significant to the meaning of the text in a symbolic sense. (The text
would have a different symbolic meaning if the mirrored Tibetan stack
was not mirrored).
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