[Fribidi-discuss] fribidi & arabic shaping
omerz at actcom.co.il
Wed Mar 20 15:40:03 EST 2002
On Wed, 20 Mar 2002, Nadim Shaikli wrote:
> Behdad, I'm assuming by "joining" you mean shaping ? If so, could you
> please include a flag to whether you want that enabled or not as part of
> the interface (for backward compatibility & in the cases the application
> is doing its own) ?
> ie. something along the lines of,
> fribidi_log2vis(/* input */
There is also FriBidiEnv* parameter.
> FriBidiChar *str,
> int len,
> FriBidiCharType *pbase_dir,
> int enable_shaping_options, <--- NEW
> /* output */
> FriBidiChar *visual_str,
> gint *position_L_to_V_list,
> gint *position_V_to_L_list,
> gint8 *embedding_level_list
> If there are issues with the shaping implementation, I have no problem
> helping/implementing simply as an incentive and indication of its
> importance to the Arabic community at large.
The FriBidiEnv data structure has enough unassigned flags to accommodate
the shaping options.
How many shaping options do you need, Nadim?
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