From: Edward H. Trager (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 27 2004 - 09:44:33 CST
Arabeyes (http://www.arabeyes.org/) is a meta project that aims to provide full support
for Arabic in the GNU/Linux environment. Although geared toward GNU/Linux, they also provide
(or provide links to) vector fonts (TrueType, possibly also OTF) which will certainly also
work on Windows and quite possibly also on OSX. Arabeyes also has some other very interesting
projects, including ITL (Islamic Tools and Libraries) which has a Hijri date library, and
Katoob (a light weight, multi lingual, BIDI-aware text editor based on the Gtk+ 2 library)
which might meet your text input needs if Yudit (http://www.yudit.org) isn't sufficient.
The version of Yudit that I have installed (2.7x) comes with two Arabic keyboards pre-installed.
-- Edward Trager
Kellogg Eye Center
University of Michigan, USA
On Monday 2004.10.25 06:59:30 -0400, Karljurgen Feuerherm wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm looking for an IM (Keyman or otherwise) for Arabic INCLUSIVE of vowels. A slightly more true-to-reality font than Times New Roman would be an asset too....
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Karljürgen G. Feuerherm
> Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies
> Wilfrid Laurier University
> 75 University Avenue West
> Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5
> (519) 884-1970 x3193
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