[Etoys] Nepalese support: making progress
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jun 25 09:53:34 EDT 2008
Am 25.06.2008 um 07:48 schrieb Yoshiki Ohshima:
> We are making another progress on the text rendering support with
> Pango. This time, I'm even comfortable to mention it publicly!
> As a test, I put a little bit of (incomplete) Nepalese support. For
> those who would like to try right now, do it a bit hard way on Linux:
> - Get the latest VMMaker image, update RomePlugin to the latest
> version with the Monticello browser. Generate source code to
> the VM.
You can also simply check out the latest svn from the olpc branch and
Or, if you use sugar-jhbuild, do "sugar-jhbuild buildone squeak"
Or, use my precompiled RomePlugin. To install on the XO:
> - Update the etoys-3.0 image to the latest.
> - Switch the language to Nepali from the flag in the menu bar.
> - Change the keyboard layout to devanagaari by something like:
> setxkbmap -layout in -variant deva
> and type Devanagaari into Etoys.
> Clipboard isn't quite right (even though it may seem to be working),
> but let me know if the keyboard works as expected.
> Sometime this week, we'll release the VM so that you don't have to
> build the VM by yourself.
Please test! There definitely are still bugs. I already reported some:
(7345 appears to be even worse without Pango, so that one could be
tested on non-Linux machines - hint hint)
- Bert -
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