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Re: finding a good Arabic font

On Monday 09 July 2007 13:47:44 Boncek, John wrote:
> Hi,
> I am looking for a good-appearing Arabic font or set of fonts for an
> embedded application.  Memory is tight, so a reasonably small size is
> important, preferably under one megabyte.  Screen space is also limited,
> so a font that appears at less than 20 pixels or so total height while
> still being legible would be desirable.  The application runs in Linux
> with GTK and Pango using the Unicode encoding UTF-8.  Can you recommend a
> suitable font or set of fonts?
> Sincerely,
> John Boncek

The most visible and readable Arabic font I know specially on a small sized 
text is DejaVu Sans (http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page). 
Nazli is a good and more traditional choice ( 
http://www.farsiweb.ir/wiki/Products/PersianFonts ).