Re: basic-hebrew RtL-space ?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Nov 02 2004 - 06:49:09 CST

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    Doug Ewell scripsit:

    > 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?

    Of course. It's sheer ethnocentricism.

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