Bidi paragraph direction in terminal emulators BiDi in terminal emulators

Eli Zaretskii via Unicode unicode at
Fri Feb 8 01:05:11 CST 2019

> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 22:35:23 +0000
> From: Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at>
> > > Do you mean you aim to maintain a regex that matches everyone's
> > > prompt in the world, without a significant amount of false positive
> > > matches on non-prompt lines?  
> > Yes.
> Wow!  You'll do well to match a prompt such as '2p ', which I used for
> a while.

Like I said: for any reasonable prompt that doesn't match, you can
report a bug, and have the Emacs maintainers deliberate whether your
case is important enough to be supported by default.  Failing that,
you can set the regexp to a suitable value in a mode hook defined on
your init file.

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