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Re: a software library for multilingualisation
- To: Development Discussions <developer at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: a software library for multilingualisation
- From: Ayman Hourieh <aymanh at gmail dot com>
- Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2004 03:38:26 +0300
I've checked the second screenshot and the demo, vowel signs look OK to me.
Keep up the good work, if I need something like this, I'll consider
your lib as one of the options.
On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 18:14:04 +0900 (JST), TAKAHASHI Naoto
<ntakahas at m17n dot org> wrote:
> Dear Arabeyes developers,
> Nadim Shaikli kindly encouraged me to post this information to this list.
> We have been working on developing a software library to
> multilingualise Unix/Linux software. Our library helps writing
> application programs that need to display/input/edit various languages
> and scripts including, of course, Arabic.
> A snapshot of a sample program (a simple editor) using this library is
> available at the following URL.
> The font used there is Riwaj.ttf. I do not read Arabic, but it looks
> farely beautiful. However, the font fails to position vowel signs
> correctly. Look at this.
> I have investigated all the opentype fonts available from the Arabeyes
> web site. Unfortunately, none of them had appropriate GPOS features.
> So I imagine that vowels signs have little importance to native
> Anyway, we will be very glad if you make use of our library to develop
> Arabised application programs for Unix/Linux systems.
> Best regards,
> TAKAHASHI Naoto
> ntakahas at m17n dot org
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