Bidi paragraph direction in terminal emulators

Egmont Koblinger via Unicode unicode at
Sat Feb 9 14:26:06 CST 2019

Hi Ken,

> There are crossword puzzles for Hindi (in the Devanagari script). Just
> do an image search for "Hindi crossword puzzle".

It's easy to confirm the existence by an image search, it's hard to
confirm the non-existence ;)

> The existence proof of techniques to cut up text into syllables that
> enable crossword puzzle building, is not the same as a determination
> that the script, ipso facto, would work in a terminal context without
> dealing with additional complex script issues.

Thanks a lot for your detailed explanation; this possibility indeed
didn't occur to me.


More information about the Unicode mailing list