Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#956 closed defect

Hebrew Characters Support — at Initial Version

Reported by: dmorissette Owned by: mapserverbugs
Priority: high Milestone: 5.2 release
Component: MapServer C Library Version: 4.3
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: dannys@…, eshabtai@…, aboudreault, woodbri

Description

In bug 858 we added multibyte encoding support, but it seems that this doesn't
work for languages written from right to left such as Hebrew:

Danny Stopel (Anywhere Ltd) wrote:
> Hello again Daniel!
> 
> Sorry to disturb you, but I succeeded to download binaries of MS4.3
> (from http://www.maptools.org/dl/)
> I also succeeded to display Hebrew, but backwards :(
> Hebrew is a right to left language. I've tried all possible encodings
> from 
> http://www.gnu.org/software/libiconv/
> but none of them worked right. The only thing I need is some property of
> label to reverse the string before displaying it. Is such thing exists
> in MS?
> 
> Sorry again for disturbing you and thanks for help!
> 
> Danny Stopel

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