Re: Question about the directionality of "Old Hungarian" (document N3531)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun Nov 02 2008 - 05:31:14 CST

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    On 2 Nov 2008, at 09:47, Karl Pentzlin wrote:

    > Does this imply that if directional override is used, and if the
    > text contains any characters not encoded within the "Old Hungarian"
    > block,
    > they are mirrored as well even if these characters themselves are
    > strong RTL or strong LTR?


    > Especially, if the quotation marks U+201F and (proposed in N3531) U
    > +2E33 are contained, is it definitive according to the standard
    > including the bidi algorithm (which I admittedly have not studied in
    > every detail) that these quotation marks are mirrored, appearing
    > like U+201D and U+201E?

    No, quotation marks are not mirrored.

    Michael Everson *

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