Bidi paragraph direction in terminal emulators (was: Proposal for BiDi in terminal emulators)

Eli Zaretskii via Unicode unicode at
Mon Feb 4 14:39:07 CST 2019

> Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2019 19:45:13 +0000
> From: Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at>
> Yes.  If one has a text composed of LTR and RTL paragraphs, one has to
> choose how far apart their starting margins are.  I think that could
> get complicated for plain text if the terminal has unbounded width.

But no real-life terminal does.  The width is always bounded.

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