[utf-8] Re: Bidi standart

dov at imagic.weizmann.ac.il dov at imagic.weizmann.ac.il
Wed Mar 10 11:22:18 EET 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 04:11:42AM -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> [stuff deleted]

Just for the record...

> There is no magic here.  Free software people that are interested
> in these issues are all well known.  Among native people, a few
> are MUSTs:  Dov Grobgeld, Mati Allouche, You and Me ;).  Other

No, I'm not native BiDi. It was only acquired around the age 20. 
;-) And most of my writing in Hebrew on a computer in my life has 
probably been to debug various Hebrew editors that I wrote...

> I remember there was a document called "Guidelines of a Logincal
> User Interface for Editing Bidirection Text", by Mati Allouche
> and edited by Dov Grobgeld back in 2002.  

No, I didn't edit it. I just liked it so much so that I made it
available on my website for a while until it dissappeared 
in my big crash about half a year ago. I'd be happy to receive
another copy.

Regarding Qt, I think they may be willing to accept changes once
we finalize what behaviour we really expect.


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