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Re: CUPS screenshots !
- To: Development Discussions <developer at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: CUPS screenshots !
- From: Nadim Shaikli <shaikli at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 16:54:52 -0700 (PDT)
--- ahmad khalifa <ahmadkhalifa at hotmail dot com> wrote:
> the problem with harakat is that they're treated as single space chars, not
> 'NSM' or that they should ride the previous char.
> in CUPS (unlike PuTTY) this can also be easily fixed
> i asked the CUPS guy, and he said there is no plan for composing chars in
> CUPS-1.2. i think the points that need fixing/extending are
> 1. the character structure (lchar_t) should contain a pointer to a list
> of composing chars. [filter/textcommon.h]
> 2. the input loop should fill the pointer in one with the composing chars
> as it finds them. it needs to know which are composing chars.
> 3. the postscript output loop should also check the pointer in 1.
Make sure to let the CUPS developer(s) know of this when you think its
convenient - a start from your end would go a long way to convince them
to make it a priority (given you have a clear view on what needs to be
done and as usual you do :-)
Keep at it & Salam.
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