[b-hebrew] Hebrew in messages was Re: Iron sharpeneth iron? (Prov. 27:17)

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Wed Jul 6 11:40:18 EDT 2005


I saw HTML-type gibberish instead of Hebrew, too.

On Tuesday 05 July 2005 12:34, Karl Randolph wrote:
> Peter:
>
> I used Camino web browser looking at and authoring the messages on line.
> Not only did the Hebrew show up when I authored the text, but even after
> going through your mail reader and returned, I still see Hebrew (some mail
> programs change unicode that they don’t understand to question marks).
> Could there be something in your mail reader that does not always display
> unicode? Or do I need to switch to a cleaner browser like Safari that
> displays cleaner unicode?
>
> Karl W. Randolph.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org>
>
> > On 04/07/2005 22:57, Karl Randolph wrote:
> > > The form YXD &#1497;&#1495;&#1491; could come from the following
> > > roots: XDD &#1495;&#1491;&#1491;, XDH &#1495;&#1491;&#1492;, XWD
> > > &#1495;&#1493;&#1491;, YXD &#1497;&#1495;&#1491;, it is the
> > > context that helps us decide which one. All of these roots are
> > > expressed as verbs in Tanakh.
> >
> > (Note, Karl, that you cannot use this HTML notation for Hebrew
> > characters in plain text e-mail. I don't know if you see any Hebrew
> > characters above, but I don't.)
> >
> > -- Peter Kirk
> > peter at qaya.org (personal)
> > peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> > http://www.qaya.org/

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