Proposal for BiDi in terminal emulators
Richard Wordingham via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Sun Feb 3 14:50:03 CST 2019
On Sun, 03 Feb 2019 20:07:51 +0200
Eli Zaretskii via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2019 17:45:06 +0000
> > From: Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org>
> > > > So, what do you recommend I run grep from for Hebrew or Tai
> > > > Lue?
> > >
> > > Inside Emacs, of course: "M-x grep RET" etc.
> > That assumes you like using bindings for all the commands; I
> > don't.
> What bindings? "M-x grep" just shows the Grep hits in a separate
> window, you don't need to do anything except reading them.
> The advantage is that you get bidi reordering and text shaping for
> free, something you won't get from most terminals.
Which is why I try to remember to issue the emacs command 'M-x shell'
command and issue grep commands from the buffer created thereby. The
point I'm making is that this emacs command hasn't made terminal
emulators obsolete, even though it also does graphics.
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