[Etoys] Squeak VM status concerning language encodings

Luke Gorrie luke at member.fsf.org
Thu Nov 29 20:56:00 EST 2007

Hi Yoshiki!

>   The text renderer currently we are using is written in Squeak.  The
> theory is that everybody can modify it, but so far nobody tried to add
> complex script shaping handling.

Can you give some pointers so we can get an idea of what it would take
to add Devanagari in this way?

> Relying on an external library like
> Pango is the second best and realistic solution.

How portable would the Pango option be? Would it be included with the
updated Squeakland browser plugin for example?

Thanks for all the help!

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