[HarfBuzz] [Harfbuzz-indic] Hackfest report

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Sun May 27 19:25:24 PDT 2012

On 05/27/2012 10:19 PM, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 7:04 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
>> Perhaps even bigger achievement of the hackathon is: thanks to Jonathan's
>> help, I now understand how the Indic scripts work, know what the technical
>> terms mean, and can reason about them!
>> Good times.  We should do this again.  Tentatively planning for late July in
>> Toronto when Mozilla developers will be in town.

> Great work and congratulations to both Behdad and Jonathan! We people
> are always here in case you need something [and Behdad, you still owe
> me a Skype call! ;-)]

Umm.  I have had totally forgotten that.  Lets reschedule for when I have some
more time for Indic.

>> PS.  I'm leaning towards shutting down the harfbuzz-indic list and using the
>> main list for all communication.  Any objections?
> Um really? Even Unicode has a separate Indic list, and it might be
> useful in the future, but seeing as there isn't too much traffic so
> far I would not have any particular problem with this. If at all there
> is future need for separating the lists, I suppose we could re-create
> harfbuzz-indic again?

Well, I myself forget to send Indic stuff to the indic list, and more often
than not such stuff has audience on the main devel list too, that's why I


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