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Re: Mixed L2R and R2L paragraphs and horizontal scroll

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: Mixed L2R and R2L paragraphs and horizontal scroll
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 15:39:33 +0100
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>> With L2R and R2L lines in one and the same buffer we have to decide
>> which line type is given preference whenever shrinking a window
>> truncates at least one L2R and at least one R2L line.
> (AFAIU) not if you follow Eli's approach of "moving from center" (i.e.
> anchor R2L lines right and L2R lines left (which looks as the most
> compelling approach to me [1]). That would be "inverted scrolling" in
> Stefan's classification in this thread.

Indeed.  Eli's approach handles this.

> It seems to me that you'd prefer to keep R2L and L2R texts rigidly tied
> (column-wise), if i understand you correctly (i.e. Stefan's "rigid
> scrolling").

I don't prefer that.  But what you say here is the correct conclusion
from what I wrote.

> [1] Disclaimer: I do follow those bidi discussions, but my headd spins
> so fast that I don't think my judgements are very valid at the moment.

They are valid.  My head spins faster than yours.


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