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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: How To Implement Ligature For Indian Languages In Pdf Documents?
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 01:54:57 GMT
thanks for the data and the ICLA submission; i'll let you know when progress
is made on the Gujarati; I would hope to have it in place before the end of
the year, but it depends on certain process issues currently in play, namely
the merging of the complex scripts branch into trunk and other factors;

if you (or anyone else) supports merging the temporary complex script branch
into the development trunk, you should send email to
fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org indicating that interest; also, it would be
useful to provide information on what use you intend to make of complex
script functionality;

regards,
glenn

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:53 PM, dilipvshah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> 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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