From: Chris Jacobs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 02 2004 - 00:47:52 CST
> I've never understood why writing Hebrew or Arabic left-to-right is
> called "visual" order anyway. These are RTL scripts; they are supposed
> to be not only written, but also read, right-to-left. Wouldn't a reader
> of Hebrew or Arabic consider RTL to BE the "visual" order?
I see it thusly:
If this reader _consistently_ codes RTL, storeing latin script backwards, then this RTL would indeed be a visual order.
Likewise, if you _consistently_ store logical order backwards, so to pronounce the base chars chronologically you work from the end
of the file to the beginning that would still be a logical order.
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