It is known that IE4 for complex scripts does NOT work on the Asian versions
of Windows 95: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and
F. Avery Bishop
Program Manager, Complex Script Enabling
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lori Brownell [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 7:17 AM
> To: Unicode List
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: Can we read Arabic Text on English ver of Windows95
> The same version supports Arabic and Hebrew, as well as Thai, Hindi and
> Tamil. We are working on getting all of the appropriate IE4 language
> posted to make it easier to obtain appropriate fonts. These language
> will only be meaninful when installed on the English UI product enabled
> Complex Scripts, as John mentioned earlier.
> I expect that the complex script enabled version of IE4 should run fine on
> non-English version of Winodws, e.g., French Win95, however, it is not
> officially tested or supported.
> Thanks - Lori Brownell
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [SMTP:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, June 01, 1998 11:26 PM
> > To: Unicode List
> > Subject: Re: Can we read Arabic Text on English ver of Windows95
> > On Sun, 31 May 1998 13:26:28 -0700 (PDT), John McConnell wrote:
> > >1. Download IE4 for enabled for Arabic from
> > >http://www.microsoft.com/msdownload/iebuild/IE4_Win32/AR/10698.htm
> > >This version is a superset of the English version of IE4 and includes
> > >support for the DIR attribute, BDO element, the Unicode bidi algorithm
> > and
> > >the layout and rendering necessary for Arabic.
> > Lori has told us that the same applies for Hebrew, but does this one
> > version do both scripts?
> > Subsidiary question: can this version be used with a non-English
> > version of Windows (e.g. French Win95 or NT4)?
> > --
> > John Wilcock, http://www.tradoc.fr/john/
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