Different Bidirectional Character Types

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Wed Jul 13 14:51:08 CDT 2022

On Wed, 13 Jul 2022 10:58:22 +0100
r12a via Unicode <unicode at corp.unicode.org> wrote:

> The approach differs not only by script and which digits are used,
> but also by language.  Arabic and Persian both use the Arabic script,
> but do things differently when it comes to ordering components of a
> range or expression.
> Also, we should probably mention that some scripts don't display
> simple numbers like Arabic/Hebrew, either. For example, in Adlam &
> N'Ko and various historical scripts numbers have the most-significant
> digit on the right.

What are these historical scripts with the most significant digit on
the right?


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