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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.


#6 It would be good if vertical text were supported t

by witbrock

Thursday December 9th, 1999 9:01 PM

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Although there isn't even, so far as I can tell, support for vertical text in Unicode, it would be very desirable for aesthetically pleasing rendering of Japanese and Chinese text.

Support for l-r, r-l horizontal and l-r and r-l vertical text in mozilla would be a neat differentiator