Offer of help for Amharic
james at openspark.com
Thu Feb 14 23:23:14 EST 2008
Now that I have got Amharic working on my G1G1 XO, I spent some time
today with a couple of Ethiopian friends, looking at the Amharic
keyboard input and display. They encountered a number of issues both
with the keyboard layout and with the way the characters were displayed.
How should I report these issues, and to whom?
I've already been in touch with Bernardo Innocenti, and have tried to
contact Marc Maurer (uwog).
I have 10 years' experience as a professional software developer but
have only recently started working with Linux and Python. My
knowledge of Amharic could be written on the back of a table napkin.
Nonetheless, I feel I could be a useful go-between and might even be
able to provide a patch or two, if someone could point me at the right
bits of code to tweak.
(Holding a lever of indeterminate length, and looking for a place to
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