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Re: HTML for hebrew

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 14:44:43 +0000 ()
To: Edith Ohri <edit@actcom.co.il>
cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.980113143905.-146501U-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Mon, 29 Dec 1997, Edith Ohri wrote:

> I'm ready to take a look in the HTML/4.0 product, in order to help
> in its hebrew translation.  By the way, the main trouble in hebrew
> has to do with the special font set and the right-to-left writing
> direction. This, I guess, could be catered by the right
> heb-buttons.

Thanks for volunteering. I am adding you to the list on

  http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html40-updates/translations.html

and to the W3C email list for translators as described on that page.

  w3c-translators@w3.org

HTML 4.0 includes support for Hebrew, based upon Unicode and
markup for controlling right to left, left to right and mixed
direction text. Are browsers available in Israel with support
for Hebrew fonts?  It may take the main vendors a little time
to fully support the internationalization features in HTML 4.0
but they are committed publically to so doing.

p.s. sorry for the delay in replying.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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