Bidi: inserting Japanese paragraphs in Arabic/Farsi document

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Thu Nov 24 23:49:51 CST 2016

On Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:47:10 +0100
Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at> wrote:

> Look at where the Asian quotes are partially "moved" by the ASCII
> quotes in Chrome.

I presume this is referring to the attached file 00000007.fhmbobjniphfamjk.png.  There are two problems with using this example.
(1) The closing curved quote U+201D appears to have gone missing.
(2) The paragraph is a LTR paragraph.

Remember that the overall directionality of a paragraph can be determined by a "higher level protocol" rather than the content.  In the text shown in the attachment, a higher level protocol is specifying LTR - the leftmost text is 'ARABIC-ONE'.

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