Re: Arabic transliteration
|From:||Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 14, 2002, 23:56|
On Thursday 14 November 2002 05:02 pm, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> The only problem with vertical script is that it's nearly impossible in
> simple text editors to mix it with horizontal script. Even big word
> processors like Word don't really handle vertical scripts together with
> horizontal scripts. There are editors for vertical scripts, or editors that
> can have both directions, but never for the same file.
Unless, of course, you are using LaTeX.
See CJK-LaTeX and MonTex (Mongolian and Manchu)--although my vertical (and
horizonal, for that matter) font is languishing because I still have not
figured out metafont. For all of Knuth's genius, why couldn't he have come up
with a nice way to create fonts?