[sword-devel] new modules

Bryan L. Fordham sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 14:38:24 -0400

Chris Little wrote:
...And there's a Tamil Bible, which is locked.  I spent 2
> _whole_ days trying to get this Tamil script out of a font-encoding and
> into Unicode, but it looks fantastic.  Tamil has some very unusual
> characteristics, such as letters that are split onto both sides of
> another letter, but the rendering looks faithful to the original.  It
> requires a font with Tamil support, such as Arial Unicode MS or Code2000
> (to which it is set by default).  I threw up a screenshot of the Tamil
> (left window) and Thai (right window) modules at
> http://www.crosswire.org/~chrislit/tamilthai.jpg.

That's the coolest writing I've ever seen.  Now I just need to learn to
read it...

Bryan L. Fordham

"There is such a fine line between genius and stupidity."
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