[b-hebrew] Hebrew in messages

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Fri Jul 8 16:39:25 EDT 2005

On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 15:21:11 -0500 "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
> Peter:
> I just noticed something. While checking up some other settings on 
> my browser, I noticed that I had set the language encoding to 
> “Hebrew (windows)”. When I set the language encoding to UTF-8, 
> Hebrew written in Windows-1255 encoding is displayed 
> ????
> instead of 
> &#1488;&#1489;&#1490;&#1491;
> Now does the second line still show 
> &amp;#1488;&amp;#1489;&amp;#1490;&amp;#1491; or does it show Hebrew 
> letters?
> Hebrew encoded as character entities Camino rendered as Hebrew 
> letters, both when encoded as Hebrew (windows) and as UTF-8.
> An example of character entities follows:
> &#1488;&#1489;&#1490;&#1491;
> How does that render in your browser or mail program?
> What I noticed is that when you encoded Hebrew as character 
> entities, somewhere between your screen and the B-Hebrew archives, 
> the coding was changed from character entities to string encoding. I 
> don’t know where the change came from, but it is clearly 
> recognizable when looking at the page source. What you wrote as 
> Windows-1255 encoding is stored on the B-Hebrew archives as 
> character entities. What are your settings?
> Karl W. Randolph.


It's different, but no better.


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