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cannot make unicode character U+2010 (hyphen) appear when at end of line of text




14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: radicalallergyboy, Assigned: Blake Ross)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

In the attached page, the Greek letters kappa and upsilon should be displayed,
followed by a hyphen. The two Greek letters appear, but the hyphen does not.
This is only a problem in Firefox on the Mac.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Open the attached hyphen.html file in Firefox 1.0 on Max OSX.

Actual Results:  
The Greek letters kappa and upsilon appear, but the hyphen (U+2010) at the end
of the line does not.

Expected Results:  
the hyphen should appear after the upsilon.

Comment 1

14 years ago
Created attachment 168353 [details]
testcase webpage

Comment 2

14 years ago
WFM - Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8a6) Gecko/20041209

Might be Mac specific.

Comment 3

13 years ago
WFM on Mac OS X 10.2.8
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050521

Comment 4

13 years ago
Reproduceable on:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511

Not reproduceable on:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050416
Fedora/1.0.3-1.3.1 Firefox/1.0.3

The soft hyphen (0xAD) is the only character in the string below, which includes
0xA0 through 0xB7, that does not render in Firefox, at least on Mac or Windows;
Linux does display it.  Copy and paste it into Notepad, and you'll see it right
before the Registered logo.


Interestingly enough, the same flaw also exists in Internet Explorer 6.0SP2, and
possibly earlier, though I don't have them to test.

Additional notes:
A friend has told me that while he can duplicate the issue on his Firefox 1.0.4
installation on his Mac running OSX 10.2, Safari 1.0.3 does not show this
behavior.  IE 5.2 shows ù instead of the soft hyphen.
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