[sword-devel] beta 1.5.2 WIN32 binary available

sword-devel@crosswire.org sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 11 Jun 2001 10:19:09 -0700

Ok, Call me stupid but how can I obtain a Chineese font (or other fonts for
unicode modules for that matter) to test these with? Also which modules
should I download to test the unicode with?
Thanks for any help.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Little" <chrislit@chiasma.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 2:24 PM
Subject: RE: [sword-devel] beta 1.5.2 WIN32 binary available

> Looks like it's very buggy, though which of these are particular to me
> and which are real bugs I can't say having only tested on one machine.
> The context menu for the Bible window doesn't come up.
> ChiGU-UTF8 works well, but the module I posted yesterday, LXXM, which
> also uses UTF-8 does not.  The text appears to display as Chinese, but I
> know it's spitting out the correct UTF-8 characters because it works
> correctly in IE.  It appears that something is modifying the characters
> because the epsilon and nu that start Genesis should be "ε" and "ν"
> but are being rendered as "瀵" and "瀽" according to rich text
> copying.
> Updates to the render window for this module also seem to cause crashes
> quite frequently.  One repeatable crash happens with this module when
> both Strong's and Morph tags are turned on.  This could be my fault, but
> I don't see any errors in the RTF output when both are enabled.
> The Morph tags are having their first character removed.  For example, a
> tag that should appear "(PREP)" is appearing as "(REP)".  The RTF
> returned by GBFRTF is "{\fs15 (PREP)}".
> The Chinese does look good, but I'm wondering if the control has some
> Chinese-specific settings to cause it to misrender Greek.
> --Chris