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bug#22786: 25.1.50; eww arabic rendering


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#22786: 25.1.50; eww arabic rendering
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:05:16 +1030
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Mohamed Hibti <address@hidden> writes:

> Any arabic website I have tried for instance http://www.aljazeera.net.
> you can see the rendering in the attached png. The page title is however
> well displayed !

eww defaults `bidi-paragraph-direction' to `left-to-right', and depends
on web pages including the "dir" attribute to <HTML> to change that.
The Al Jazeera web site doesn't do that, so things look wrong.

Is there a simple heuristic we could use to determine that we're on a
page where we should flip the paragraph direction?  Some pages may have
a bit of RTL text without wanting to change the paragraph direction
(like most Wikipedia pages)...

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