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Re: CUPS screenshots !

--- 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.
>      [filter/textcommon.c]
> 3. the postscript output loop should also check the pointer in 1.
>      [filter/texttops.c]

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.

 - Nadim

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