Re: Issue with script for Kashmiri Localisation
- From: "RKVS Raman" <rkvsraman gmail com>
- To: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Cc: "Indian Linux group ," <indlinux-group lists sourceforge net>
- Subject: Re: Issue with script for Kashmiri Localisation
- Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:08:35 +0530
I checked with our Perso-Arabic research centre ( http://parc.cdac.in/
) and they have confirmed that Arabic is sufficient to represent
Kashmiri. The code points that you mentioned are already available in
I have asked for a supporting standards document which i will
circulate across for your reference.
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Gora Mohanty <gora sarai net> wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 13:27:23 +0530
> "RKVS Raman" <rkvsraman gmail com> wrote:
>> The Kashmiri language can be written in 2 scripts, one is Devnagari
>> and other is Perso-Arabic.
>> Is it possible to have both scripts supported in GNOME l10n for Kashmiri?
> Yes, should be possible by adding variants.
> The larger problem with Kashmiri is that it needs Unicode
> points for certain vowels that have no equivalent in Arabic.
> This is something that we learnt from folk at the University
> of Kashmir, who are working on a font including these changes.
> A proposal to add these points to the Devanagari script is
> also apparently under discussion with Unicode, and someone
> should start one for Arabic. I am not sure how the current
> translations have been done in the face of such issues.
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