From: David Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 02 2005 - 00:17:29 CDT
On 8/1/05, Gregg Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> RTL display
> and contextual shaping are relatively trivial. Bidi algorithmics are
Really? It seems like a pretty simple algorithm to me. In fact, a
three or four page well-defined algorithm isn't that big a deal.
There's freebidi (and ICU?) if you want to use someone else's code.
> Ask yourself, why does Emacs not yet support Arabic et al.?
Because Emacs decided to i18n by using ISO-2022 and took a long time
to get around to accepting Unicode even in conjunction with ISO-2022,
and there's no programmers specifically concerned with Arabic working
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