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Re: Fribidi and joining
- To: developer at arabeyes dot org
- Subject: Re: Fribidi and joining
- From: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at bamdad dot org>
- Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 02:32:18 +0430 (IRST)
To be honest, the problem is that fribidi's pride is that it's
"light, simple & still conformant". So nor me, niether anyone
else is going to sacrifice these to get arabic shaping in.
So until arabic joining/shaping (whatever you call prefer) gets
standard, fribidi's CVS will not let any arabic specific code in.
The solution, as I can see is to have a real simple,
piece-of-code/library implementing the arabic part, and ask
people to use it (I've got the link to import it in AbiWord, for
example). The code itself, Roozbeh and I have one implementation
which I sent to Moe a few days ago. It needs some cleanup and
interface design before going into Arabeyes/FarsiWeb CVSs.
Behdad Esfahbod 2 Shahrivar 1381, 2002 Aug 24
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