[NTG-context] r2l alignment and linenumbering conflict?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Aug 3 17:56:33 CEST 2015


On 8/3/2015 5:42 PM, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote:
> Hi Hans,
>
> On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:13:34 -0600, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>
>> On 8/3/2015 4:56 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>>
>>> what would be the proper name for such a conversion? simplearabic?
>>> arabicdigits?
>>>
>>>> [myconversion]
>>>> [١,٢,٣,٤,٥,٦,٧,٨,٩,١٠,
>>>> ١١,١٢,١٣,١٤,١٥,١٦,١٧,١٨,١٩,٢٠,
>>>> ۲۱,۲۲,۲۳,۲٤,۲٥,۲٦,۲۷,۲۸,۲۹,۳۰,
>>>  > another million entries
>>
>> the next beta will have:
>>
>> \setuplinenumbering[conversion=arabicdecimals]
>
> What's wrong with 'persiannumerals' and 'arabicnumerals' which we had
> before? They are not supposed to by synonymous for abjadnumerals... In
> any case we need
>
> U+: [0030-0039] -> [0660-0669]: arabicdecimals
> U+: [0030-0039] -> [06F0-06F9]: persiandecimals

don't confuse decimals with alphabetic ones

a b c ... z aa ab ac ... az ....

vs

1 2 3 ... 10 11 12

so decimals is mapping chars 0-9 onto whatever else, in principle we can 
have 15 => ae and 21 => ba

Hans




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