From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Dec 08 2007 - 11:06:54 CST
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Kent Karlsson
> > The assignment of gc=Ps and gc=Pe was not a mistake. All
> > left/right parenthesis and bracket pairs are given gc=Ps for
> > the "LEFT" of the pair and gc=Pe for the "RIGHT" of the pair.
> Perhaps not a mistake, but part of the oversight. Now that mirroring
> cannot be changed, and the use for ORNATE parentheses is mostly in
> RTL contexts, it would be more logical to swap these properties (and
> properties that depend on the Ps/Pe values). In addition to adding a
> note (in NamesList.txt) that these characters are intended for use
> in RTL contexts.
That might be a possible change, even if changing the mirroring is not. It would result in more-appropriate line breaking properties for RTL usage.
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