[sword-devel] newsforge -- Unicode handling -- help wanted
Fri, 17 May 2002 13:12:04 +0200
Printing Unicode characters is not possible with KDE 2 apps. BibleTime 1.2
prints unicode very well.
> Hi guys
> I am a user of Sword and Bibletime, I am using 1.1beta2. I love the
> software and everyone's commitment to the project it helps me no end in
> my ministry. I even compiled my own ESV module the other day.
> I am not able to print the IGNT module with both greek and english, for
> that matter I can't seem to print anything apart from english, can
> someone help ? I am sure it is something silly I am not doing.
> My setup is:
> Mandrake 8.2
> Bibletime 1.1beta2
> KDE 2
> Bitstream Cyberbit font seems to be installed
> HP Laserjet 1200
> On Thu, 2002-05-16 at 22:11, Martin Gruner wrote:
> > Martin, do you think we should integrate ICU directly into Sword?
> > (And does anyone else have a serious objection to this?) It would
> > mean signifigant growth in the size of the source tree. But this
> > would be a good time to make the jump since we are about to do a CVS
> > reorganization and I need to redo our ICU stuff to match the new
> > version.
> > The biggest pro of keeping them separate is not needing to
> > download/compile ICU if you don't really need it. The biggest pro of
> > integrating them is being able to depend on ICU more. ICU works on
> > all of our important platforms, so there's no problem in that area.
> Yes. Integrate it directly. Once this is done I'll start to integrate
> it in BibleTime as well. It will be much easier from a user's standpoint,
> if he does not need a separate package.
> Troy said we can also go for the integration of InstallMgr backend
> functionality in sword. That would be nice as well, since we want to
> start an installmgr widget/app for KDE soon.