[Localization] Arabic Projects
sayamindu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 12:21:53 EDT 2008
On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 9:05 PM, Nicholas Bodley <nbodley at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> Nicholas Bodley
> Waltham, Mass.
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> On Wed Jul 30 11:13 , Khaled Hosny sent:
>>Sugar relays on Pango for text rendering, which in turn handles complex
>>scripts (and Arabic in particular) very well, that sugar developers
>>don't have to worry about script complexities. Except few bugs in
>>AbiWord rendering, I don't think sugar has any problems rendering
> That's very good news! I hope I wasn't cluttering up the l10n list.
> I do remember seeing Pango mentioned; now I have a much better idea of what it does.
> Somehow, I don't quite know what to think about Sugar running on Windows, where
> it would use Uniscribe, more than likely.
IIRC, Pango can make use of Uniscribe when running on Win32. Ditto
with Abiword (I think..)
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