Re: which scripts are written vertically

From: fantasai (
Date: Tue May 17 2011 - 14:47:33 CDT

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    On 05/17/2011 01:26 AM, Michael Everson wrote:
    > On 17 May 2011, at 02:34, fantasai wrote:
    >> I will let you and Michael Everson argue over that then, because Ogham is
    >> not my area of expertise. It seems to me that you, however, might want to
    >> file an issue against Unicode 6 chapter 14.1, which states "Ogham should
    >> therefore be rendered on computers from left to right or from bottom to
    >> top (never starting from top to bottom)." which implies a preferred
    >> bottom-to-top directionality.
    > It does not imply that. The preferred rendering on computers is from left
    > to right. If someone is going to render any Ogham text vertically, however,
    > then it should not be done top-to-bottom.

    Sorry, I should have been more clear. It implies a preferred bottom-to-top
    directionality *when rendered as vertical text*.


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