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Linux in Saudi Arabia
- To: General Arabization Discussion <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Linux in Saudi Arabia
- From: "Paul R. Rodrigues" <prodrigues at citytravelguide dot com>
- Date: 17 Jan 2004 13:55:59 -0500
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Someone who knows more about the project than I may want to get involved
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El sáb, 17 de 01 de 2004 a las 13:44, Mohammed Sameer escribió:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 05:46:09PM +0300, ALSARD TRADING AGENCIES(KONKA) wrote:
> > Dear Sir,
> > I have the following Problem:
> > every arabic character has tow or three form or glyph depending on his
> > position. So, I have only, from the UNICODE standard, the stand alone
> > glyph (code of 29 character).
> > I need the algorithms of ligation which give me the right joining for
> > the character or my be the algorithms which calculate the Unicode for the
> > character in each position (initial, middle and finally. my be you have
> > the whole library for arabic character in each position.
> > Also, I lock for the algorithms of the ligation and rendering for arabic
> > character on any display.
> > Best regards.
> for the shaping algorithm:
> you can either use nadim's shape_arabic.pl
> or use the attached code by me which is a direct port to C, beware that
> it depends on glib, and that it's GPL'ed.
> If you use it, the app must be open source.