Bidi standart

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at
Wed Mar 10 09:44:14 EET 2004

I'm not quite sure that it overlaps with the Project UTF-8.
Traditionally the mailing list for such discussion has been the
Hebrew people's ivrix list.  Right now there is a thread on
gtk-i18n-list too.   I like the idea of running a bidi working
group on fd.o, but I'm agains writing specs before really testing
them [in gtk+].


On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, Noah Levitt wrote:

> Project UTF-8 is indeed an appropriate place to host this
> standard. Ely, if you find this acceptable, please join the
> mailing list as described at and we'll
> continue the discussion there. We already have some bidi
> experts on the list.
> Noah
> On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 15:49:03 +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > On Thu, 04 Mar 2004 23:47:17 +0200, Ely Levy wrote:
> > > I think forming a group to work on a standart would make free desktop
> > > much more atractive for bidi speakers.
> >
> > Does this overlap with the current UTF-8 project? Could you work with them
> > instead of starting a new group?
> >
> > thanks -mike


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