On Dec 10, 2004, at 7:53 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
For whatever reason there is this silly sign that
should indicate that
a link is external.
It is a silly thing for two reasons:
*It does not show itself in an IE browser
This is not a valid argument.
*When it is used in a language that is left to right
like Arabic or
Hebrew, it insists on being on the right side of the word in effect
blocking out the first character.
Some effort has been expended in the past to make this work correctly.
Please provide some more details (such as which browsers and browser
versions on which operating systems are affected) and we'll see what we
-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com