Re: [Fwd: Re: Colouring combining Marks]

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 01:55:50 CDT

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    At 01:29 -0500 2005-06-22, Gregg Reynolds wrote:

    >Right, but that's my point - this notion of "natural" ordering is
    >unnatural for Arabic. It is quite "natural" to type (and speak)
    >numbers in either order- least or most significant digit first.

    In Arabic counting, I believe I have heard, the least significant
    digit is given first.

    >In fact you could argue that historically least significant digit
    >first is more "natural". My question is, is this also true for

    It doesn't matter, does it?

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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