Re: UTF-8 and browsers

From: David Goldsmith (
Date: Mon Nov 02 1998 - 15:33:01 EST

Mark H. David ( wrote:

>What good is it if there is worldscript. Netscape and IE don't support it.
>I have Hebrew worldscript installed, but when I view Hebrew in UTF8, it shows
>garbage characters. I see no discernable improvement in support for
>Hebrew Unicode in 8.5. Does anyone?

As I mentioned in another message, this is Microsoft's and Netscape's
problem. There is nothing we can do in Mac OS to make them support
Hebrew. The necessary APIs for them to do so have been in the Mac OS
since System 7.1.

David Goldsmith
Architect, International & Text Group
Apple Computer, Inc.

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