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Re: bidi looks bad (Re: writing mails in Arabic)

--- ahmad khalifa <ahmadkhalifa at hotmail dot com> wrote:
> dont you think that bidi reordered text, looks a little
> ugly ? notice the smiley in the second line above, it should
> be at the end of the line, which is the left side, not the right
> side. i know that its a weak type, and that if you follow it
> with another arabic or one of the RLE, RLO chars it will be
> properly positioned, but shouldnt the bidi algorithm be more
> helpful ?
> my IRC chats really look ugly, because all the punctuation is put
> on the wrong side, and a lot of stuff looks weird, anyone else
> notice that ??

I second that. Maybe we should consider proposing minibidi to projects like
mozilla and others to improve their algorithm.

Just a thought.

Ossama Khayat

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