Re: BiDi on Windows - was it tested?


Subject: Re: BiDi on Windows - was it tested?
From: Tom Briggs (tomabi@jules.briggs.cx)
Date: Mon Apr 02 2001 - 06:54:10 CDT


   I'm almost positive I compiled the binary wrong. I'll post a new one
in a few minutes.

   -Tom

On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Tom Briggs wrote:

>
> Ummm... if there's no way to enable bidi support then I may have
> incorrectly compiled the binary. If so, I'll recompile a new one and post
> it.
> As the for the rest of your problems... I've done absolutely nothing
> with BiDi, so I can't vouch for it's functionality. If I simply compiled
> the binary wrong then that will be moot anyway. :)
>
> -Tom
>
> On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
>
> > I just pulled down the 7.14 BiDi build from Tom's site and tried it
> > out on my Win2K machine with Hebrew & Arabic support installed -
> > unfortunately, it doesn't appear to work in NUMEROUS ways :(.
> >
> > * Not all fonts are listed in our font selector (especially the
> > non-Roman ones).
> > * No way to enable/disable "bidi" support as there is in the Unix build
> > * Copy/Paste from Word results in a mess.
> >
> > And that was when I just gave up...
> >
> > Is it me, or has no one previously tested the BiDi features on Windows?
> >
> >
> > Leonard
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