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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Tamil translation
Date Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:22:31 GMT
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Kadal Amutham <> wrote:
> I need the font file or name of the font, which has been used in typing the
> content. Without the font, I can not do any thing. Day after tomorrow I
> will send a file, how to use css, and render Tamil font correctly

The font declarations in the page looks like this:

<font color="#fffffff" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif,
TSCu_Paranar" size="3">

Isn't this backwards?  The browser should be searching the list from
start to finish, looking for a font that exists on the system.  So it
will never even look for TSCu_Paranar, since every system will have

We're not currently distributing any font files for this page, and we
have no way of telling what font was used when creating this page.
(It is a very old page).


> With Warm Regards
> V.Kadal Amutham
> 919444360480
> On 4 December 2012 15:24, J├╝rgen Schmidt <> wrote:
>> On 12/2/12 3:41 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> > On 01/12/2012 Kadal Amutham wrote:
>> >> Is translation into Tamil completed? Or it is yet to be taken? How many
>> >> pages need translation?
>> >
>> > Tamil is not bad (93%) and it can reasonably be completed by the
>> > December 31st deadline if you would like to see OpenOffice 3.4.1
>> > released in Tamil in January.
>> >
>> > As it happens for the other languages, someone (very likely, still
>> > Juergen!) will send to the list or to you the PO files for Tamil (ta) in
>> > a few days and then you can start translating. In the meantime, you can
>> > read and read
>> > it again once you received PO files and have POEdit open.
>> >
>> > Note: especially for someone who frequently writes to mailing lists like
>> > you, it is good to start a new conversation to help people who follow
>> > mailing list traffic by discussion, or "threads". So, if we are
>> > discussing Basque and you would like to start a discussion about Tamil,
>> > it's better that you create a new message to
>> > with a subject like "Tamil translation", otherwise it may happen that
>> > your message is buried in the discussion about Basque translation and
>> > thus less visible. I did it now, so we now have a separate discussion
>> > for Tamil translation.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >   Andrea.
>> po files for Tamil can be found under
>> When you have finished the work please create a new issue and attach the
>> translated po files to this issue and assign it to jsc.
>> Juergen

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