[jsword-devel] Alkitab Bible Study 0.9 released

webmedic webmedic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 11:41:35 MST 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 11:32 AM, DM Smith <dmsmith555 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> To really get Java to shine with RTL, you will need to ditch Swing.
> (BD still uses Swing.) Swing has poor bidi algorithm and rtl
> rendering. It's handling of joiners in fonts is poor also.
> Our plan for BD is to use an embedded browser. Ideally it would be the
> same on all platforms (e.g. Mozilla's xulRunner or WebKit), but we may
> end up with IE for windows, xulRunner for Linux and WebKit for Mac.
I know that it may not be desirable but JRE 6 beta 10 if I remember
correctly has webkit built in now.

So it will be much easier to use webkit but will require 6.10 when it comes
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