OverStrike control character
richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Sun Jun 21 22:42:37 CDT 2020
On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 19:47:34 -0400
"Mark E. Shoulson via Unicode" <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> It's not about what happens if you put a strong LTR or RTL character
> afterwards. Those always carry their own directionality! Read up on
> the Unicode Bidi algorithm. The direction of a stream of text is
> stateful, and some characters adapt themselves to what the current
> directionality is. If I have A←א, what state does that leave things
> in? Is it the same or different from א←A?
OTL can't handled mixed script text. Interracting characters have to
wind up in the same script run.
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