RE: hebrew font conversion

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Mon May 23 2005 - 14:26:24 CDT

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    > From: Philippe Verdy []

    > Isn't that too much simplist? Actually, text also contains characters
    > weak directionality like punctuation, or with directionality that does
    > depend on the script used for text, like digits, and symbols...
    > The only accurate thing to do is to parse the line to see where the
    > algorithm reverses the visual order

    In the general case, you're right. My experience has been with Biblical
    Hebrew text that isn't mixed with other weakly-directional or neutral
    characters, so was narrowly thinking of only that.

    Peter Constable

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