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RE: IDNs, do they work? (some scripts are less equal than others).

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 08:34:10 +0100
To: "'Najib Tounsi'" <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>
Cc: "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>, "'W3C Offices'" <w3c-office-pr@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00fb01c7710b$7ab9e2d0$6401a8c0@rishida>

Thanks, Najib.  I updated the results page with this information.

RI

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Najib Tounsi [mailto:ntounsi@emi.ac.ma] 
> Sent: 27 March 2007 21:35
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: 'WWW International'; 'W3C Offices'
> Subject: Re: IDNs, do they work? (some scripts are less equal 
> than others).
> 
> Richard Ishida wrote:
> > Hi Najib,
> >
> > Thanks for these.  You should take a look at the new test 
> page and results I created today.
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-idn-display-2
> >
> > 
> http://www.w3.org/International/tests/results/results-rtl-idn-display
> >
> > Could you just check for me that the results are 
> correct/complete for Safari?
> >   
> Hi Richard,
> 
> For Safari
> 
> 1. Basic test : OK
> 
> 2. RTL and LTR characters mixed
>   - 2.1, 2.2 There *is* a display (Unicode) in the status bar 
> (onMouseOver).
>     On the other hand, there is no display in the address 
> bar, nothing happens on click.
>     (I don't know if this is the same for IE7, marked also 
> "no display")
> 
> 3. RTL characters mixed with numbers
>   - 3.1 & 3.2 (Arabic/Hebrew script)
>     Work fine: Unicode in status and address bar. (s/TBA/-/)
>   - 3.3 & 3.4 (Arabic script with arabic-indic digits)
>     Work fine also. (s/TBA/-/)
> 
>   - 3.5 - 3.8 (numbers at the end)
>     Same behavior as 2.1 above. There *is* a display 
> (Unicode) in the status bar, but cannot click the link.
> 
> However, note the strange display by Safari in these latter 
> cases 3.5 - 3.8 The text link in the main window is wrong, 
> but the status bar is OK (see pictures attached)
> 
> > Thanks,
> > RI
> >
> > ============
> > Richard Ishida
> > Internationalization Lead
> > W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> >  
> > http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/
> > http://www.w3.org/International/
> > http://people.w3.org/rishida/blog/
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/ishida/
> >  
> >  
> >
> >   
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Najib Tounsi [mailto:ntounsi@emi.ac.ma]
> >> Sent: 22 March 2007 23:50
> >> To: Richard Ishida
> >> Cc: 'WWW International'; 'W3C Offices'
> >> Subject: Re: IDNs, do they work? (some scripts are less equal than 
> >> others).
> >>
> >> Richard Ishida wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Najib,
> >>>
> >>> Your sample files seem to be corrupted. 
> >>>       
> >> They look fine for me (attached files downloaded from 
> >> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2007JanM
> >>     
> > ar/0089.html)
> >   
> >>> Can you put them on a server somewhere?
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >> Here they are
> >>
> >> http://196.200.140.8/Tests/IDNs/Issue1.html
> >> http://196.200.140.8/Tests/IDNs/Issue2.html
> >> http://196.200.140.8/Tests/IDNs/Issue3.html
> >>
> >> Hope they download fine (but for speed) and will be visible.
> >>
> >> Najib
> >>
> >>
> >>     
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 28 March 2007 07:33:47 GMT

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