Re: "Difficult Characters" draft

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Fri, 2 May 1997 11:44:25 PDT


Message-ID: <336A3609.668A@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 11:44:25 PDT
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
To: "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
CC: URI mailing list <uri@bunyip.com>
Subject: Re: "Difficult Characters" draft

> Other issues:
> The bidi issues for RLT languages in conjunction with
> normal punctuation used in and around identifiers. (Will
> the identifiers present themselves 'correctly' without
> these characters in all cases?)

When you type Hebrew and enter:

   "http://host.il/WERBEH/DROW"

(HEBREW WORD), might some typing software add direction markers
and some other typing software leave it out?

Larry