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Re: Adding Farsi support to katoob

My Inbox Happily Received This From Nadim Shaikli @ Tue, 24 Sep 2002 09:47:11 -0700 (PDT)

> --- Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh sharif edu> wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Mohammed Sameer wrote:
> > 
> > > well, can you give me more info. or a URL plz ?
> > > i'll try to. and i'd really love to see all arabic script
> > > languages supported.
> > 
> > See, for example,
> > 
> > 	http://www.farsiweb.info/table/iransystem.txt
> > 
> > This is the most popular Persian text encoding. The information in that
> > file is not complete, but you should be able to sort out all the details
> > from that file, knowing that it's a completely visual character set
> > (there's no bidi, and the stream can be displayed on a non bidi-aware
> > terminal with just a font change).
> I think it would be best to have a couple of people familiar with Farsi
> use Katoob and make the necessary suggestions/observations on what's
> missing and what needs to be corrected/added.  I certainly don't want to
> speak for Mr. Sameer, but that's usually the best way to get support
> included into any application (have a helpful willing author (which Mr.
> Sameer is very much) and have a user or two that can give quick feedback).
> That, in my humble opinion, is the fastest way to add support to _any_
> language in an application :-)
> So are there Farsi speakers using katoob that can relay feedback ?
since i'm not a farsi speaker, i'll do the coding only cause that's what i can do.
i'll consider it not complete until i get a feedback from a Persian user that says. "STOP, it's working we;; now!" 
it's there for Persian users to test.

Best wishes all,

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