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No Hebrew translation of JoS articles?

Why is there no Hebrew tranlsation?

I would have thought it would be one of the first languages with a full set of articles translated, since Joel (presumably) speaks it.

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Look at

Scroll down to Hebrew.

Michael H. Pryor
Tuesday, January 21, 2003

I already have a bunch of Hebrew translations lined up, but I need to get the bidi support working in CityDesk (basically I think all I need is a button to add dir="rtl" to a tag). As soon as that happens Hebrew and Farsi will show up.

Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Using ASP (VBScript) I created a website that has both Hebrew and English text.  The same *.asp page could show either Hebrew or English depending on what you wanted.

In order to align the English and Hebrew properly I (hopefully the code appears correctly):

1. Put all the content into database fields

2. At the tope of each *.asp page I put in the following: <%@ Language=VBScript  Codepage=1255%>

3. The charset was: <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1255" >

4. Depending on which language appeared I had a stylesheet for English and another for Hebrew.  The Hebrew stylesheet had the following: direction: rtl; in the paragraph tags.

It came out OK.

Wednesday, January 22, 2003

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