Originally Posted by Matan
How exactly did FBReader fail?
It did display Arabic letters, but they were displayed isolated and from left to right. I.e. it behaved exactly as ADE. (I did change the language to Arabic.)
BTW, I did my tests with Andy Wooden's fbKindle (FBReader 0.12.10)
Please find attached a screenshot that illustrates the problem. The letters should have looked like this:
نص حكيم له سر قاطع وذو شأن عظيم مكتوب على ثوب أخضر ومغلف بجلد أزرق