[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: LyX - Arabic Patch
- To: developer at arabeyes dot org
- Subject: Re: LyX - Arabic Patch
- From: Isam Bayazidi <bayazidi at arabeyes dot org>
- Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 00:34:04 +0200
- User-agent: KMail/1.5
On Monday 18 November 2002 21:11, Nadim Shaikli wrote:
> Isam, I know nothing about LyX (its usage or code :-), but you
> might want to look into whether LyX supports Korean (Hangul).
> Hangul requires the notion of "composing" characters similar to
> what the LAM_ALEF requires and so you can play some tricks along
> those lines in possibly using pre-existing LyX code. I'm not sure
> if the same thing is also evident/required in Chinese (something
> to investigate). In short, look over the Lyx code and search for
> 'compose' or 'composing' characters (and see if there is support
> for Hangul and/or Chinese, etc). Various asian languages require
> the ability to compose - its then a question of whether LyX supports
> those languages or not.
Thanks Nadim.. I will look upon it when I have more time .. I do not think it
will be soon .. so if any available excited developer is waiting for a chance
.. here it comes
> Another thing to also test out and think about regarding LyX is
> whether the various 'Tanween' characters will work properly :-)
> These two topics are rather related.
mm .. Thank you for reminding me of the harakat .. indeed there is some
probelms with them .. The Shadda ,Tanween Fareh,Tanween Kaser, and Tanween
Dam is not working as well .. while Fatha, Kasra, Damma, and Sokoon are
working .. strange .. it seems that the non-working are forgoten when done
the shaping algorithem ..
( http://www.unicode.org/glossary/ Look at Harakat definition, it seems that
Unicode got it all :-) )
Thanks Nadim .. and I am waiting for someone to jump in