[Dev-luatex] Modifying the LuaTeX Engine

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Dec 27 20:45:29 CET 2008

On So, 28 Dez 2008, وفا خلیقی، Vafa Khalighi wrote:
> I just felt that you guys think the current bidirectional algorithm of LuaTeX is fine and have no interest to study other systems.

Because the bidi algo of luatex is more advanced, it can do arbitrary
rotation text/char/page directions, not simply left-right-left.
Finished. That is needed for Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian to name a few.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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