[OSM-dev] no hebrew letters in mapnik layer

Tal tal.bav at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 13:17:10 BST 2008

Hi all,

I'm not sure if this is the right list for this question. Sorry if it's not.

Why are there no Hebrew letters displayed in mapnik layer of the osm site?

1) a link to osmarender layer with some streets with Hebrew names:

2) a link to the same place, but rendered by mapnik:
Note that the map doesn't show the street names.

the problem is not lack of unicode support, or lack of right-to-left support
in mapnik. because arabic seems to work well -

3) mapik layer with arabic street names:
note that arabic street names are displayed.

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