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Re: Align bash to the right for RTL languages


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Align bash to the right for RTL languages
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:08:23 -0500
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On 1/20/14, 1:15 PM, Ahed Eid wrote:
> Hi :
> 
> Thanks for creating and maintaining bash ...
> I wish if bash can support rtl languages and align its output to right
> natively .

Hi. It seems to me that bash and readline could be modified to perform
line editing left-to-right, but that the alignment of the output of
commands is more of a terminal property.

I don't have any plans to look at this right now, but I would be happy
to look at patches.

Chet
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