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

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Nov 04 2008 - 15:17:38 CST

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    On 4 Nov 2008, at 18:06, Asmus Freytag wrote:

    > As you can see, the case where an RTL script is overridden to L is
    > *not* covered by this language. Conformant process MUST NOT mirror
    > characters in this case. What the UAX should have been saying is:
    > "Characters with a resolved directionality of R, or characters
    > defined in the standard with bidirectional class of R and resolved
    > directionality of L, can also...."
    > But, unless it's fixed, that UAX is *not* saying that and Kent's
    > correct.

    It needs to be fixed, then, or Old Italic and Egyptian Hieroglyphs are

    Michael Everson *

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