Re: java and unicode

From: Jonathan Rosenne (
Date: Tue Feb 03 1998 - 17:37:22 EST

At 06:52 03/02/98 -0800, Mark Davis wrote:
>> Jonathan Rosenne <>
>> The Java specification does not include proper suopport for bidi, thus it
>> cannot claim to support Unicode.
>This statement is not quite accurate. To support Unicode, an implementation
>does not have to support every Unicode character--Java currently does not
>support Arabic or Hebrew.

Mark, you are of course correct, but then this isn't full support.

>However, work is underway to support both of them in Java 1.2.

As far as I was told this does not address the base direction issue.


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