[sword-devel] Devanagari text displays different in SWORD than in the source IMP file
dmsmith at crosswire.org
Mon Sep 7 08:17:54 MST 2009
Found an interesting discussion on the problem:
Don't know if it helps at all, as I don't have enough background to
On Sep 7, 2009, at 10:40 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> I suppose a follow-up task for CrossWire is to determine which of our
> existing modules (if any) have text that contains codepoint U+200D
> Zero-width joiner.
> -- David
> David Haslam wrote:
>> Hi Tim,
>> By pasting your reply into SC Unipad, I have found the actual
>> After the Virama, U+094D
>> The correct one has U+200D Zero-width joiner
>> The Sword one has U+200C Zero-width non-joiner
>> My guess is that this is a bug deep in the Sword engine.
>> We need Troy's expert eyes to find the root cause.
>> -- David Haslam
>> Tim Chase-13 wrote:
>>> Hi David
>>> I have tried several different Unicode fonts and still the display
>>> some words are incorrect. For instance you might want to try to
>>> the first word of Mark 1:1 of the text that I sent you. The correct
>>> rendering of this word is परमेश्वरका but
>>> the way SWORD renders the
>>> text, it looks like परमेश्वरका . which is
>>> an incorrect rendering of the
>>> 4th character in the word which should be a half character. You'll
>>> notice the hylanta below that character position. That is a half
>>> character marker but, it should be invisable on this word. Any
>>> that have half characters have the hylanta showing in SPW. Try
>>> and the words will render correctly.
>>> I know the differences are slight but they do make a difference.
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