Bi-Directional text is coming in Flash Player (next release)

I just got the link of Emmy’s post about bi-directional text-support in next major Flash Player release, via Matt Chottin. Thanks Matt for posting, I would have not noticed it otherwise.

It means, more projects would adopt Adobe Flex/Flash in future. I remember, Infosys dropped on of the projects in 2005 because they needed bi-di text support for Arabic and other languages. This news would surely make loads of folks happy, I remember there is entire petition site asking for this feature.

Anyway, you can read the Flexcoders thread, where it was first disclosed.

Update (March 24, 2009): Adobe Flash Player 10 has been released and it has support for Bi-Directional text.
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