[Scribus] The Indian state of Kerala (and Scribus?)
Wed Nov 8 12:05:24 CET 2006
> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] The Indian state of Kerala (and Scribus?)
> From: MaHan <ma_han2000 at yahoo.de>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 08-11-2006 11:52
> > On 11/8/06, Duleep Samuel <dksamuel at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > My question is "Who should develop such fonts"
> > only Scribus unpaid volunteers...
> My guess is, your question is plainly wrong and based
> on an obvious misunderstanding, Samuel. Support for
> those languages in Scribus doesn't mean "developing
> such fonts" by Scribus team, but rather rendering
> them correctly:)
> Please do read this article to see what it is about:
> and see this metabug to see which issues are meant:
> >Indians must contribute to such programs...
> If you mean Scribus as well, that's a valid point,
> IMHO. There is obviously so much interest in
> supporting those languages, but I haven't seen many
> native speakers so far who would offer substantial
> help and started doing something.
As far as I know there are some efforts to develop Malayalam fonts and
Scribus will certainly support them and rendering correctly once we get to
that stage in the text system (hopefully, 1.3.5 or 1.3.6).
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