Friday, January 18, 2008

On Reading from Right to Left: Three Languages, One World

To a Baha'i this seems significant. Baha'u'lah's reveled His Words in Arabic and Persian. The Baha'i Faith has its world headquarters in Hebrew-speaking Israel, the land where Baha'u'llah was sent as a prisoner decades before the current political boundaries were established. -gw

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Three new languages and a whole new direction for Blogger
January 17, 2008 — permalink
We are excited to announce that Blogger is now available in three more languages: Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian!

Blogger in Hebrew, Arabic, and Persian
Supporting these languages is a huge milestone for us because — unlike the other 37 languages Blogger is translated into — Arabic, Persian, and Hebrew are written from right to left. As you can see from the above screenshot, we had to flip the whole interface around.

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