Re: It is easy to predict the past.

From: Mete Kural (
Date: Tue Jun 14 2005 - 13:37:17 CDT

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    >'nuff said. "Special needs" should be handled by a customized version
    >of Pango or some other rendering engine that can be modified to deal
    >with this, and not adding endless and generally needless complication
    >to an already complicated issue.
    >The next thing people are going to want is a way to use IDC sequences
    >mixed with markup so they can colorize part of a hanzi.

    That is your opinion and I respect that. But I think the need for coloring parts of an Arabic word are justifiable enough (for example Arabic educational materials) that I would recommend any serious implementor of Arabic script rendering to provide the feature. Arabic teachers do not have the skills to customize Pango.


    Mete Kural
    Touchtone Corporation

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