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Re: Problem input Arabic text in HTML form using UTF-8 and Netscape

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2002 10:42:36 -0800
Message-ID: <3C39EC1C.501@netscape.com>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
CC: Mislav Kos <mkos@us.ibm.com>, www-international@w3.org, Simon Montagu <smontagu@netscape.com>

Netscape 4.7 does NOT support Arabic. Netscape 6.2 DOES.

Martin Duerst wrote:

> At 09:43 01/12/14 -0600, Mislav Kos wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm hoping some of you out there might be able to lend me some 
>> expertise in
>> regards to entering and displaying Arabic text in HTML forms using 
>> Netscape
>> browsers and the UTF-8 encoding.
>
>
>> For example, when I open the HTML file included in
>> this email below in my 4.72 Netscape browser, the text that's shown 
>> in the
>> HTML form is incorrect. The text right above it, on the other hand, is
>> correct. Furthermore, if you try to type Arabic into the text field, 
>> you'll
>> get incorrect letters.
>
>
> Hello Mislav,
>
> In addition to what others have said, there is the problem that
> Netscape 4 has its own text display code for the page itself,
> but relies on the functionalities of your OS to do form input,
> menues, text in the window title, and so on.
>
> Regards,  Martin.
>
Received on Monday, 7 January 2002 13:43:13 GMT

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