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RE: Upcoming loss of usability of Emacs source files and Emacs.

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Upcoming loss of usability of Emacs source files and Emacs.
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:14:33 -0700 (PDT)

> > But I'm not sure that what you say is true of "any other pairs",
> > where pair is regarded as two chars that we might consider using
> > as code/key phrase bookends.
> >
> > I'm thinking of the pair ` and ', for instance.  Not exact mirror
> > images by any means, but workable.
> No, they aren't.  Here's how this will look in a right-to-left
> paragraph:
> `אבג'
> (If this doesn't show in your mailer flushed all the way to the
> right edge of the window, save this as a text file and visit that
> file in Emacs.)
> > The point is that there might well be such pairs that are not
> > problematic for Bidi
> I don't think so.  For them to not be problematic, they need to be
> "mirrored" at display time -- and that only happens with characters
> in BidiBrackets.txt.
> > Anyway, I'm not looking for a different pair from `...'.  If
> > someone finds one that satisfies the criteria, I'm open to it, of
> > course.
> Any pair in BidiBrackets.txt will do.  The question is: do we want
> to use any of them?  I don't have an answer to that.

Good to know.  So I guess you are saying that we already have a Bidi
problem wrt `...'.  And I guess your last question asks whether we
care about what happens to code enveloping by a char pair when RtL
is involved.

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