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Old 13th December 2010, 10:16 PM
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Question Arabic word that hides a dash?!

Seems like Games, however when decomposed:

العـاب = العاب ?

No!!! One is ا ل ع ـ ا ب and the other is ا ل ع ا ب

Strange thing that dash "-" being mingled on the word and doesn't show?!
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Old 13th December 2010, 10:28 PM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

I see the dash in العـاب. I'm on a Mac and am using FF.
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Old 13th December 2010, 10:31 PM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

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I see the dash in العـاب. I'm on a Mac and am using FF.
Windows + FF = no dash...
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Old 13th December 2010, 10:35 PM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

This is cool! I can see now the dash on your quote on FF only, but I can't see it on the Chrome, Opera or IE8 on the same quote!

What is this strange char? It can lead to scam sales!
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

Get a Mac.
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Old 13th December 2010, 11:08 PM
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Get a Mac.
Not showing on iOS and Safari also.
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

Pretty sure it's a tatweel (U+0640)

not a valid IDNA2008 character
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Old 14th December 2010, 01:54 AM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

I found it while investigating العـاب .com domain. (xn--mgbad0e9aw.com)
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Old 14th December 2010, 04:29 AM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

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Pretty sure it's a tatweel (U+0640)

not a valid IDNA2008 character
Correct. All IDN's with it will die shortly.

Interesting that it can hide itself so easily.
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Old 15th December 2010, 07:59 AM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

you reminded me of those old days :D

all these topics discussed in details in the past

http://www.idnforums.com/forums/1031...ic-hyphen.html
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Old 15th December 2010, 04:10 PM
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Re: Arabic word that hides a dash?!

Thanks g. I was already here, but I don't remember that.
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