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Re: harakat and binary storage
- To: general at arabeyes dot org
- Subject: Re: harakat and binary storage
- From: Mohammed Sameer <msameer at foolab dot org>
- Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 09:16:16 +0300
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On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 07:05:01AM +0200, Youcef Rabah Rahal wrote:
> On 7/12/05, Haisam K. Ido <haisam at ido dot org> wrote:
> > in utf-8 does the haraka come before or after the letter?
> After, if the text is typed correctly ;)
> > Also is the binary code stored right-to-left or left to right?
> This is irrelevant from the Logic point of view. RTL or LTR are just
> the way the text is shown.
I can say that the binary code for the letter "when stored in a file or in the memory without applying any bidi or shaping algorithm" comes _before_ the harakat.
Actually I believe that it's still before even when applying a shaping or bidi algorithm ;)
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