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[Bug 25136] You have dropped support for encoding cp862!!

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Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:46:17 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25136

--- Comment #20 from queency3@yahoo.com ---
(In reply to Leif Halvard Silli from comment #16)
> (In reply to queency3 from comment #14)
> 
> > file hex code: abcd efg. .... ....
> > view in html :abcd efg. .... ....
> > the view is from the left to the right only.
> 
> OK, that means that you require visual order. However, for CP862, visual
> order does not work cross browser.
> 
> To get it in visual order in a cross browser compatible way you should use
> "ISO-8869-8" rather than "DOS-862". Here is what you could do:
> 
> 1) Let your application convert each Hebrew letter to its numerical
> character reference equivalent. For example, convert Hebrew aleph into
> &#1488;
> 
> 2) Apply the charset label "ISO-8869-8" to the web page. 
>   (For example <meta charset="ISO-8869-8"/>)
> 
> 3) Make sure the dir="" attribute is set to "ltr": <html dir="ltr">.
> 
> 
> RESULTS: The letters will display in *visual* order not only in Firefox but
> also in Safari and Chrome. In IE it might not give you visual order since
> visual order only works in quirks mode.

I need to open TEXT files not html file.

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