From: JFC (Jefsey) Morfin (email@example.com)
Date: Fri May 20 2005 - 09:56:06 CDT
On 06:46 20/05/2005, Doug Ewell said:
>Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
> > The only way I see to avoid stateful mechanisms with bidirectionnal
> > scripts would have been to use the visual left-to-right order
> > throughout the encoding.
>I continue to be amused at the use of the term "visual order" to
>describe left-to-right ordering of scripts that are read right-to-left.
>I thought my questions might provoke some serious and thoughtful
>responses. Mostly I have read the mailing-list equivalent of a barroom
>free-for-all, with people breaking chairs over each other's (and
>Unicode's) heads. I apologize, not least to myself, for getting
>involved in this thread.
Let me add to the stupid questions: where can I find a compendium on the
logic difficulties and of the proposed solutions?
I wish to understand the interest of Unicode as a flat common operational
system vs. Unicode as a common reference to build operational specialised
systems. The respective weight and complexity and possible escape solutions
from one approach to the other.
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