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Re: A good vocalized font for non-Arab speakers

On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 03:24:43PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 10:04:21AM +0100, Bokverket wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I am a publisher and I have been looking for some time for an Arabic font to 
> > publish texts for beginning learners of Arabic, for example a beginner's 
> > Swedish--Arabic--Swedish dictionary. These have to be fully vocalized and 
> > easily readable -- like when you yourselves started to write :-)  The 
> > previous free fonts that I have checked do a horrible job with the 
> > diacritics, as I am sure you know.
> > 
> I'd suggest SIL's Scheherazade font[1] for you, or our Simplified Naskh
> font[2] which is based on the previous font, but addresses some issues
> in it, basically Simplified Naskh has larger glyphs and replaces some
> incorrect glyphs in Scheherazade font with correct one, though it is not
> released yet as there are few fixes that I want to do before an official 
> release.
Sorry, I forgot the links
1. http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=ArabicFonts_Download
2. http://www.khaledhosny.org/files/pub/SimplifiedNaskh.ttf


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