[Dev-luatex] Text direction in PDF mode

Idris Samawi Hamid ishamid at colostate.edu
Tue Apr 8 21:30:23 CEST 2008


On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:11:36 -0600, Yannis Haralambous  
<yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu> wrote:

> Le 8 avr. 08 à 17:21, Idris Samawi Hamid a écrit :
>> Vertical typesetting is not a priority at the moment.
> people in China, Japan, Korea or Mongolia would tend to disagree on
> that.

Why would they disagree? There is a huge difference between

a) "Vertical typesetting is not important" (obviously false, is there in  
dvi mode); and
b) "Vertical typesetting [in pdf mode] is not a priority at the moment"  
(facts of development life)

Prioritization is inescapable...


Best wishes

Professor Idris Samawi Hamid, Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Shi`i Studies
Department of Philosophy
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

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