Re: Colouring combining Marks (was: unicode Digest V5 #149)

From: Simon Montagu (
Date: Sun Jun 19 2005 - 13:55:37 CDT

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    Richard Wordingham wrote:
    > As an aside, I'm beginning to get confused by the 'order'
    > terminology. I use to assume that visual order was the(?) orderly
    > order the eye would follow when reading, but that does not seem to be
    > so for RTL scripts! If I want the first sense, do I have to say
    > typewriter order for RTL scripts?

    Visual order is orthogonal to directionality. Generally when "visual" is
    used without qualification it means "visual left-to-right", but visual
    right-to-left can also be used.

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