Bidirectional Text in Mozilla
Wednesday December 8th, 1999
IBM has announced that they are fronting an effort to get bidirectional text into Mozilla, and along the way dealing with issues such as Arabic glyph-shaping. They are currently working on some docs that will be posted in the newsgroups soon. In the meantime, you can read the announcement.
#4 Arabic support
by Mazen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thursday December 9th, 1999 12:36 PM
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I was a Netscape user until IE5.0 came out with support for Bidi Arabic. I wish I could still use Netscape, but access to Arabic sites is just too important for me. There was an Arabic Netscape add-on from sakhr.com, but it crashed all the time.
I'm happy that Mozilla is finally getting Bidi support. This should be a given for a world-class browser.