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Re: Volunteers for verifying the quran data
- To: General Arabization Discussion <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: Volunteers for verifying the quran data
- From: Meor Ridzuan Meor Yahaya <meor dot ridzuan at gmail dot com>
- Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 08:20:00 +0800
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Yes, Firefox (at least my copy) can't handle arabic properly, both
windows and Linux. Windows version does handle it a bit better than
Linux counterpart, not sure why. Try edit the CSS, and remove the line
on text-align: justify (if it's there), you might get a better result.
At the moment, no one really informed me what kind of work they have
done (except for Mete). So, you can start at any part of the Quran,
just le me know the progress so that we can organize better. I think
first round, we should devide the task so it won't overlapped. Once
finish, everyone can proofread completely. I will try to publish who's
working on which part.
The files was produced by me based on some other source that I have.
It is not based on some other unicode text file available on the net.
On 7/11/05, Omar Abo-Namous <merlin12345 at gmx dot de> wrote:
> Assalamu Alaykum Meor,
> ok, i downloaded and the files and created the htm-files. Myself, i
> won't be doing the real work, however i am trying to encourage some
> people from around me to proofread the data. From what i see, you can't
> see the tashkil in firefox. In ie it is working fine. That's ok though,
> just wanted to make sure, you knew..
> My question: where to start proofreading? Are you guys dividing the
> work, or should everybody just start from the beginning and read till
> the end?
> Another question isn't really important, just out of curiosity(?): Who
> typed all this into the computer?
> Thank you for your effort.
> Omar Abo-Namous
> Meor Ridzuan Meor Yahaya wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I really need volunteers for verifying the quran data. Hope we can get
> > it organize and get things going. Seems a discussion is already going
> > on how to encode the quran, then the quran data should be ready as
> > well. Hope people can help me. Any suggestion are welcome (submitting
> > to a body for verification etc).
> > You can find everything at
> > http://www.pakistanopensource.org/projects/quran/ . The main data is
> > the XML file. The is a perl script also to extract the XML file to
> > convert it HTML file for viewing purpose, or you can use the apps from
> > the Quran project. Please use the font supplied for rendering the
> > quran.
> > Please let me know which part of the quran you are working on. Let me
> > know where the errors are (if any) so that I can rectify it.
> > There will be a new font coming soon.
> > Regards.
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