# [Dev-luatex] Behaviour of \textdir in alignment preambles (Re: \pardir and \textdir etc)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Sep 19 14:07:14 CEST 2007

Yannis Haralambous wrote:
> there should definitely be no overprint!
>
> when you write in Arabic you fill a box (from the R to the L) and then
> place the left border of that box on the current point. Having a result
> equivalent to the use of \llap makes no sense.

That's what I expected. Fixing this bug will move to the
rainy-weekend-with-nothing-to-do pile, because I only half
understand what goes on in dvi mode.

Cheers,
Taco