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Re: [emacs-bidi] Mixed L2R and R2L paragraphs and horizontal scroll

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] Mixed L2R and R2L paragraphs and horizontal scroll
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 21:12:59 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 06:01:38 -0500
>     > What you describe here is the Emacs screen as rectangle frame moving
>     > over the visual ordered text.
>     For truncation and continuation, yes.  For horizontal scrolling, no:
>     it works in the logical order.  That is, scroll-left moves text in
>     each line towards its respective margin: left margin for L2R lines,
>     right margin for R2L.  More about this near the end of this message.
> Please don't do that.  It is counterintuitive, and contradicts the
> idea of scrolling left and right.

??? What are the alternatives?  The only one that was raised is the
``rigid scrolling'', but even there we need to do something sensible
for the nil value of ``line length''.

What are your practical suggestions?

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