[scribus-dev] OIF / text engine

Osama Khalid osamak at gnu.org
Mon Nov 29 16:30:58 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 01:13:25PM +0100, Pierre Marchand wrote:
> The text used for BiDi testing can be found here
> http://people.w3.org/rishida/scripts/samples/arabic.html

I haven't actually noticed the BiDi screenshot. That one is really
good and the text is meaningful.

> The text used for the other test is the one that Scribus provides as
> a lorem ipsum for arabic.

Ah, ok. It's good to know that it wasn't a bug.

> I must say I'm totally unable to read or write these texts and I
> just check the Scribus output against output in OpenOffice or
> Firefox, so I don't know if the text is meaningful or not. If you
> could provide some actual text and its well rendered form (the
> latter as an image), it would help a lot.

The Unicode text that you have now is a good choice, but I can provide
other samples with different attributes and lengths if you need.

-- Osama Khalid

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