[scribus-dev] Arabic Support: What do we have and what do we need?
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Wed Nov 10 01:02:47 CET 2010
On Monday 08 November 2010 21:40:07 Osama Khalid wrote:
> I have been browsing the mailing list archive and I noticed, from 12+
> months messages, that right-to-left languages support was in process.
> I'm not a scribus developer and I haven't checked the codebase, but I
> believe I can get some people to work on this once I have enough
> information about how that's going, what parts we are missing and what
> needs to be done.
> Thank you.
> -- Osama Khalid
Thank you very much for contacting us. Help with this issue is certainly much
appreciated, not only for RTL scripts/languages, but also mixed writing
directions in a single text (e.g. English and Arabic). Moreover, assistance
with typographic details from someone who's familiar with them would be
Currently, one of our developers, Pierre Marchand, is working on a complete
rewrite of the text engine, so maybe you should contact him directly.You can
find his email address in the "About" dialog of Scribus (Help > About Scribus
Thanks again for your offer!
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