Re: Arabic aleph representation of glyphs

From: Khaled Hosny (
Date: Sun Mar 07 2010 - 12:35:26 CST

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    On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 11:16:47AM -0000, Raymond Mercier wrote:
    > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andreas Prilop"
    > <>
    > To: <>
    > Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 5:41 PM
    > Subject: Re: Arabic aleph representation of glyphs
    > I commented earlier on the display of Arabic medial forms in this
    > page od Andreas Prilop
    > >>
    > to say that most (but not quite all) of them are defective.
    > Andreas Prilop replied
    > >>How a particular glyph looks like, depends solely on *your* typeface
    > >>and has nothing to do with my webpage. Capisce?
    > Now that really won't do ! Whatever typeface is used, and whatever
    > browser I try, the medial forms on this page fail to display. If
    > anyone does see these correctly I would be delighted if they would
    > post an image to show that for them at least the medials display
    > correctly.

    This is because the font you are using is a simplified (I say ugly) font
    where initial and medial forms of most letters look the same.


     Khaled Hosny
     Arabic localiser and member of team
     Free font developer

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