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Re: [Maposmatic-dev] [PATCH 2/6] Implement support for RTL languages in

From: David MENTRE
Subject: Re: [Maposmatic-dev] [PATCH 2/6] Implement support for RTL languages in street index
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 15:45:42 +0100

Hi Thomas,

2010/2/25 Thomas Petazzoni <address@hidden>:
> On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 14:20:45 +0100
> David MENTRE <address@hidden> wrote:
>> After checking with an Arabic-speaking colleague, I confirm that
>> columns are labelled from right to left. Arabic alphabet is also used.
> Do you mean that the current rendering is correct or not ?

>From your description, I would say it is correct. I haven't checked
with a real rendering though (will do).

> Could you ask your Arabic-speaking colleague about the ordering of the
> columns on the map. At the moment, we have column A on the left. Should
> it be on the right for Arabic maps ? Are A, B, C...Z letters usual
> identifiers in Arabic maps ?

Sorry, I wasn't clear, that's what I was calling "labels of columns".
So, to be clearer, column A should be on the right. And letters A, B,
..., Z are not used. Instead are used Arabic letters (which I don't

Best regards,

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