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From Thomas E Deweese <thomas.dewe...@kodak.com>
Subject RE: Bizarre rendering of Arabic (Batik 1.5b4b, Java 1.4.0
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2002 21:31:26 GMT
>>>>> "CL" == Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> writes:

CL>   I am confused by the rendering of Arabic scripts in batik. On
CL> the one hand, Arabic language text is rendered incorrectly (all
CL> isolate glyphs used). On the other hand, Urdu (which also uses the
CL> Arabic script) is rendered with contextual forms, ('joined up'
CL> appearance) (but rendered left-to-right, unfortunately).

CL>   I attach a test file that demonstrates this, plus a rendering
CL> from Batik and a rendering from notepad ;-)

CL>   Why is contextual shaping ocurring in one case but not in the
CL> other?

    It happens in both cases for me

CL>   If someone can produce a rendering of this in batik 1.5b4b
CL> running on Java 1.3.x I would appreciate it.

    Hmm Everything seems to work for me (I am using Java 1.3.x):


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