[b-hebrew] Liz said to change the subject line

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Wed Mar 31 12:32:23 EST 2004


;-)

On Wednesday 31 March 2004 09:19, Lisbeth S. Fried wrote:
> Don't you guys EVER believe in changing the subject line?????
> Sheesh!
> Liz Fried
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> > [mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Peter Kirk
> > Sent: Wed, March 31, 2004 9:07 AM
> > To: Yigal Levin
> > Cc: b-hebrew
> > Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] question about Song of the Sea
> >
> > On 31/03/2004 05:58, Yigal Levin wrote:
> > >Dora,
> > >
> > >In Israel Microsoft sells a Hebrew version of Windows and
> >
> > Office, which is
> >
> > >right to left. Since native speakers almost never use vowel
> >
> > points, the fact
> >
> > >that many of the various fonts don't support them is not a problem. Of
> > >course, Hebrew Office supports English with no difficulty.
> > >
> > >When I was in the States I found out that the Hebrew version is
> >
> > not sold in
> >
> > >the US, and that you have to make do with various "language packs" and
> > > so on. There is Hebrew software that is used by many American Jews,
> > > such as Dagesh and Davka, but since no-one in Israel uses them, they
> > > didn't do me much good. I finally got my Word to support Hebrew, but my
> > > email
> >
> > did not, so
> >
> > >I had to either use English or send attachments. On my wife's
> >
> > computer, she
> >
> > >had Hebrew Outlook Express, but Word documents came through reversed.
> > > She would send them to me, and I would print them for her.
> > >
> > >Who said that life is simple?
> > >
> > >Yigal
> >
> > Yigal, I wonder how old your story is? The situation has been much
> > simpler since Windows 2000 came out. The versions sold in Israel and in
> > the USA are essentially identical, although the user interfaces may be
> > in different languages. The same is true of MS Office 2000 and later.
> > Word documents would not be reversed in Word 2000 and later, if Hebrew
> > is selected as one of the language supported by the system and by Office.
> >
> > --
> > Peter Kirk
> > peter at qaya.org (personal)
> > peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> > http://www.qaya.org/
> >
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