Re: Devanagari composing help needed

From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 01:04:26 CDT

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    -On [20070607 20:37], John Hudson ( wrote:
    > That sounds likely. The browser will need to make use of some text layout
    > engine that understands Indic script requirements and can communicate with
    > the layout features and lookups in the font. Under Windows, Firefox makes
    > use of the system Uniscribe engine. Under Linux it will need to plug in to
    > Pango or ICU.

    For those interested:

    is how Firefox on FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE with 7.2 renders the text in

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