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 - 07:15:02 CDT


   Yup, now I'm even more positive that I compiled the binary
incorrectly. An updated binary and MD5 sum are at
http://www.abisource.com/~tom/nightly/. My apologies for screwing that
up.

   -Tom

On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Tom Briggs wrote:

>
> 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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> > > Leonard Rosenthol Internet: leonardr@lazerware.com
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> > >
> > >
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