From: fantasai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 20 2004 - 15:16:03 CST
Jony Rosenne wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand.
> In my understanding, there is no interaction between bidi and vertical text.
> Whether you write rtl text top to bottom or bottom to top has nothing to do
> with bidi. When you mix rtl and ltr you would normally continue writing them
> in logical order when you write ttb or btt. Rtl and ltr are only meaningful
> in horizontal writing.
It depends on how you are typesetting the text. See, for example,
where the Arabic goes bottom-to-top and the Latin from top-to-bottom.
BIDI should also control how a mixture of vertical Japanese and Ogham would be
handled. (Admittedly that's a rather obscure combination, though.)
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