[NTG-context] Luatex (actually Aleph) and Bidi_Mirrored chars in RTL mode

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jun 18 17:44:19 CEST 2008


On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 09:22:58AM -0600, Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
> Hi Arthur,
> 
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2008 02:29:00 -0600, Arthur Reutenauer  
> <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:
> 
> >   Thanks for the answer (I should have known the results depended on the
> > actual configuration :-)
> 
> Get SC unipad and type identical logical input in Arabic and Farsi modes.  
> The makers of Unipad are Iranian and they implement both Arabic and Farsi  
> rules correctly, have keyboards etc.  AFAIK, no other editor implements  
> the bidi alg as well.

I didn't use Unipad that much, but I think Gedit (GTK pased) does a
perfect job, I'm not aware of any windows port of it though. I'd like to
know what features in Unipad (regarding Arabic) that Gedit hasn't.

Regards,
 Khaled

> 
> I'll forward you something in this regard.
> 
> Best wishes
> Idris
> 
> -- 
> Professor Idris Samawi Hamid, Editor-in-Chief
> International Journal of Shi`i Studies
> Department of Philosophy
> Colorado State University
> Fort Collins, CO 80523
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 Khaled Hosny
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