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Re: [Lynx-dev] ANN: lynx2.8.9dev.9

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] ANN: lynx2.8.9dev.9
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:00:46 -0400 (EDT)

----- Original Message -----
| From: "Axel Beckert" <address@hidden>
| To: address@hidden
| Cc: address@hidden
| Sent: Friday, April 29, 2016 7:12:27 AM
| Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] ANN: lynx2.8.9dev.9
| Hi Thomas,
| On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 01:12:32AM +0000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
| > * restore fix to filter out left-to-right marks which was broken in
| >   refactoring in 2.8.9dev.2, and also filter out right-to-left
| >   marks
| >   (Debian #808949) -TD
| Thanks for taking care of bugs reported in Debian!
| Nevertheless, in this case, the fix might have broken something else
| as it probably caused the following regression reported in Debian
| today:

yes/no: the report noted breakage in an earlier fix to remove the feature:

    ignore LEFT-TO-RIGHT-MARK (U+200E) in HTML files (Debian #408835) -TD

If someone sees it "working" in some version, that is accidental (i.e., a bug), 
neither ncurses nor slang actually support bidi in the sense that they know
what's on the screen between the (zero-width!) markers.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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