From: Kent Karlsson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2008 - 01:54:51 CST
Michael Everson wrote:
> > I know. That is why there is a loophole, but only a loophole,
> > in the bidi algorithm. It covers (badly) Old Italic, which is
> > encoded as LTR, when overriden as RTL to (sometimes, only
> > sometimes, using some as yet unheard of higher-level-protocol
> > mechanism; I can imagine them, just haven't seen any) produce
> > mirrored glyphs for the Old Italic letters.
> "The font" is supposed to do that. We've always been told this.
But if the bidi algorithm says not to mirror, the font [handling
system] should not start to mirror. The mirroring is governed by the
bidi algorithm. If the font mirrors glyphs anyway, it's simply a
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