Arabic and Hebrew on the console

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at
Thu Oct 9 20:08:37 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-10-09 at 14:03 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> We currently display Arabic and Hebrew translations on the virtual
> console in LTR mode using the glyphs in latarcyrheb-sun16. Obviously,
> that's not the preferred way.
> Should we leave it this way, or do the same substitution to en_US that
> we do for CJK locales?

Not being a Arabic or Hebrew reader, what are the tradeoffs between the
two approaches?


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