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RE: rl-alternating-lr-tb writing mode (kind of boustrophedon styl e)

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 12:10:40 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F024A7BE7@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: olegt@multiconn.com, mf@w3.org
Cc: xsl-editors@w3.org

> > Are the Hungarian runes or ancient Hawaiian characters in 
> Unicode, by the way?
> Some Old Hungarian script is among those proposed for 
> addition to Unicode [1], 
> but it seems to me that's more modern dialect, which tends to 
> be or ltr or rtl 
> only, but I talked about ancient hungarian srcipt, which was 
> usually written 
> on sticks [2].
> 
> [1] http://www.unicode.org/pending/pending.html
> [2] http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hungarian_runes.htm

From [2]
When they reached the end of the stick, they turned it around, so the next
line comes "upside-down" compared to the first one. so its not strictly the
same as bustrophedon which did
not involve the 'upside down' twist!

Sheesh this gets complicated.

Regards DaveP.

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