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Re: [vox-tech] vim and utf-8 support (newbie alert)
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Re: [vox-tech] vim and utf-8 support (newbie alert)



On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 02:35:00PM -0700, Micah J. Cowan wrote:

>   1. To my knowledge, Emacs doesn't support right-to-left. At least,
>      it certainly doesn't know to switch to right-to-left mode
>      automatically when certain characters are used (this is required
>      by Unicode). I tried typing some mixed English and Hebrew (sans
>      vowels) in UTF-8 in an HTML page, but the Hebrew looked backwards
>      (left-to-right) in Emacs. When I loaded the page in Mozilla,
>      however, Mozilla knew how to handle the Hebrew characters and
>      automatically displayed them right-to-left.

I stand corrected. Rick Moen was kind enough to point this out to me
off-list:

  http://www.m17n.org/emacs-bidi/

Includes support for bidi Arabic and Hebrew, and combining characters
as well. Kewl! :)

-Micah
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