[jsword-devel] Please vote for Sun to fix a Java bug
Peter von Kaehne
refdoc at gmx.net
Thu Dec 14 15:05:30 MST 2006
One more vote to go...
37 at the moment just as many as the lowest on the Top25
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Datum: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 16:10:39 -0500
Von: DM Smith <dmsmith555 at yahoo.com>
An: J-Sword Developers Mailing List <jsword-devel at crosswire.org>
Betreff: Re: [jsword-devel] Please vote for Sun to fix a Java bug
> The folks on the Sword-devel mailing list are voting. Right now the vote
> count is 33. Up from 8 yesterday. So many thanks and if you have not
> voted, please do so.
> There are a few hundred of you that are on these mailing lists and you
> can make a difference.
> See the links below.
> DM Smith wrote:
> > Several things are coming together:
> > 1) Bible Desktop is being translated into Farsi.
> > 2) Farsi Bibles are being turned into Sword Modules. Check the beta
> > module at:
> > http://www.crosswire.org/sword/modules/ModDisp.jsp?
> > beta=true&tester=true&modType=Bibles
> > 3) Bible Desktop can be run from a CD or USB drive without installing
> > Java on the host computer.
> > Together this provides an excellent opportunity to help the Farsi
> > speaking churches in their evangelistic outreach.
> > But there is a problem and you can help. And you don't need to be a
> > programmer.
> > This language uses a right to left script and Java's Lucida font is
> > incomplete in it's support of Farsi. There is an open bug report for
> > it. If you register at Sun you can vote that this be fixed. It is
> > really suprising that the Sun folk won't take the time to fix a few
> > entries in the font, but they respond to "votes".
> > In the top 25 bugs the 25-th bug has 37 votes. Perhaps we can get a
> > hundred or so.
> > Here is the link to the bug report:
> > http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4646993
> > Here is a link to register to vote:
> > https://softwarereg.sun.com/registration/developer/en_US/new_user
> > In His Service,
> > DM Smith
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