> > I actually before emailing the LaTeX list, researched a lot and talked
> > to
> > different people and we all believe that we should have a separate
> > format of
> > LaTeX at least in 2e version.
> it will be interesting to understand the rationale behind this. I'm not
> you're wrong, it is just that I don't see a spinoff giving you any
> additional benefits these days. Reasons in the past have been things like
> preloaded fonts and those shouldn't apply today I would think.
There could be a reason, yet: \documentclass. From other posts,
I think what Vafa wants is to write the whole document using the
Arabic script, including macro names. That's sensible, because
mixing LtoR markup with RtoL text can be a mess and this can be
only accomplished (to some extent) with a format.