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Re: Bug#429514: ITP: openoffice.org-ctl-he -- Turns on OO.org CTL support, and sets Hebrew as the default CTL locale

On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Kevin Mark wrote:

I think maybe he means RTL (right to left), which refers to the fact
that hebrew (and other languages) are read/written starting from the

No CTL means Complex Text Layout. In CTL languages the order as well as the appearence of glyphs can change; they are not in a strict sequence. Indic languages for example are CTL but not RTL. Hebrew and Arabic are both I suppose.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/

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