RE: The Phaistos Disc

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Thu Apr 06 2006 - 16:46:24 CST

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    > Well, the implementations is (as far as I can tell), not quite
    > automatic...


    > Anyhow, the number of bidi mirrored characters
    > is to be greatly reduced (IIUC).

    Actually, no. See:

    The total number is up slightly (537) from Unicode 4.1 (507).

    > Also, when Greek (for instance) is written in the ancient
    > boustrophedon way, the glyphs are mirrored on every second
    > line of a paragraph (if not the whole text, I'm not sure). Yet,
    > Greek letters are not given the bidi-mirrored property.

    Correct. And likewise there is no need to give Phaistos Disc
    symbols Bidi_Mirrored=Y.


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