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Re: bidi looks bad (Re: writing mails in Arabic)
- To: General Arabization Discussion <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: bidi looks bad (Re: writing mails in Arabic)
- From: Ossama Khayat <okhayat at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 16:37:26 -0700 (PDT)
--- 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.
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