Re: Devanagari composing help needed

From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (
Date: Thu Jun 07 2007 - 14:41:25 CDT

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    -On [20070607 21:05], John Hudson ( wrote:
    > Jeroen, in your earlier message, you posted this text string:

    My apologies, I've been updating that string to, what I hope, is the proper
    encoded way. I've also added a second string that a friend of mine says makes
    more sense gramatically.

    > The second of these text strings renders correctly on my system if I use a
    > different Devanagari font. The Windows Mangal font displays it in a way that
    > is decipherable but ugly, with the Ra resolving to a full form with halant
    > rather than forming a rakar. Neither font displays the first string
    > correctly.
    > See comparison here:

    Mmm, that explains why it did not match up.

    It gets even funnier when you add Aparajita into the mix, seems that font is
    more conforming then:

    It seems Mangal in Vista received a substantial overhaul though.

    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
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