Bidi: inserting Japanese paragraphs in Arabic/Farsi document

Simon Cozens simon at
Sun Nov 20 04:22:46 CST 2016

On 20/11/2016 19:46, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Why don't the Japanese backets pair together to avoid having one
> mirrored and not the other one ?

Isn't this the classic bidi brackets problem? The 【 is assumed to belong
to the base level because it's bidi neutral, but the 】 is assumed to be
part of the LTR text, so they end up in different isolating runs.

I don't think there's anything special about Japanese here. The same
happens for () brackets and English text.

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