[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Dec 2 14:36:33 CET 2010

On Wed, 1 Dec 2010 22:28:49 -0500
Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Both my personal observations when travelling from Turkey to India and
> > Wikipedia say yes. "When representing a number in Arabic, the lowest-valued
> > position is placed on the right, so the order of positions is the same as in
> > left-to-right scripts."
> > https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Arabic_language#Numerals
> This matches my limited research on this topic as well.  However, I am
> not sure that when these codes are embedded in Arabic text, their
> logical order always matches their display order.

That shouldn't matter, since unicode text follows logical order. The
display order is up to the graphical representation library.



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