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From dilipvshah <dilipvs...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: How To Implement Ligature For Indian Languages In Pdf Documents?
Date Mon, 24 Oct 2011 14:53:49 GMT

Hi Glenn,

I hope the data I provided helped.

What's the QA as well as release schedule for Gujarati ligature support? If
you want, I can help test your code as and when it gets develops and is
ready for alpha-testing.

Dilip


Glenn Adams-2 wrote:
> 
> Dilip,
> 
> Thanks for your offer of test data. What I need is a UTF-8 encoded text
> file
> containing Gujarati word forms, one form on each line. If that data is
> available in an unencumbered form on the Web, then let me know a link for
> downloading. Otherwise, I would need you to post it as an attachment to
> the
> current complex script bug [1], and also will need you to complete and
> send
> an Individual Contributors License Agreement (ICLA) [2] to the ASF.
> 
> Once I have this data, I will be in a better position to add the small
> amount of code needed to support the Gujarati script, with which I am
> already familiar [I authored the Unicode Standard's detailed treatment of
> Indic scripts.]
> 
> Regards,
> Glenn
> 
> [1] http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=49687
> [2] http://www.apache.org/licenses/icla.txt
> 
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 11:15 PM, dilipvshah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>>
>> My immediate need is generating PDF with Gujarati text and have a
>> reasonably
>> large dataset in Gujarati to test such a functionality. I would be more
>> than
>> happy to participate in the testing process when that support is ready.
>> I'm
>> assuming that you have Gujarati experts participate in the planning and
>> development process when that starts. Here also, if you need any help,
>> let
>> me know.
>>
>> Dilip
>>
>>
>> Simon Pepping @ Home wrote:
>> >
>> > Support for Indian scripts is being developed. See the overview at
>> > http://people.apache.org/~spepping/. You could help by testing this
>> > work.
>> >
>> > At this moment support for Indian scripts is limited to devanagari.
>> > Gujarati is in the planning.
>> >
>> > Simon Pepping
>> >
>> > On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 02:32:10PM -0700, dilipvshah wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I wish to use XSL-FO technology to generate PDF documents in Indian
>> >> languages.
>> >>
>> >> Here are the steps I took:
>> >> 1) I downloaded fop-1.0 and tried their first example to display a
>> name.
>> >> I
>> >> tried to display name in one of the Indian languages, Gujarati.
>> >> 2) I modified the fop configuration file to load Arial Unicode MS
>> >> 3) The example application does produce PDF document with Gujarati
>> fonts
>> >> but
>> >> the text is displayed as a sequence of individual characters and
>> doesn't
>> >> use
>> >> ligature to display the text correctly. The font glyphs are displayed
>> in
>> >> the
>> >> ordered they are entered in Google's transliterate tool but since
>> >> ligature
>> >> rules are not applied, the name is displayed incorrectly.
>> >> Does FOP have ligature rules for Indian languages? If so, how do I
>> apply
>> >> them when generating a PDF document.
>> >
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