Let me side-track a bit:

On 10/20/06, Sean E. Russell <ser / germane-software.com> wrote:

> Which end of a String of Arabic (written right-to-left) characters do you start iterating from?

That's easy, getting the first character is still at index 0.  Just
because the text is displayed left-to-right doesn't mean that text is
stored in reverse order.

  nikolai