[jsword-devel] Alkitab 1.0 released
Peter von Kaehne
refdoc at gmx.net
Wed Jun 11 01:11:24 MST 2008
The WLC is though a reasonably easy text as Hebrew has no glyph shaping,
nor does it use many (any?) diacritics. That is one of the big things
which cause problems in Farsi and Arabic.
Daniel Owens wrote:
> The most significant RTL text for me is the WLC, the Hebrew text of the
> Old Testament. My experience with BibleDesktop is that the Ezra SIL font
> is the best for viewing it. Obviously Farsi and Arabic are also RTL
> Tonny Kohar wrote:
>> Finally I am release Alkitab Bible Study 1.0 (Stable) available at
>> http://www.kiyut.com/products/alkitab/index.html and as usual source
>> code is at developer sections.
>> What's new:
>> * Add Expand verse by 1
>> * Add Expand verse by 5
>> * Improve UI flow (thanks Gabriel)
>> * Move ViewSource from BookViewer Toolbar to TopComponent context menu
>> * Cleanup IDE non related stuff (thanks Peter)
>> * Updated to use JSword 1.0.8 (20080608)
>> * Fix HTML broken image eg: BAO (Bible Atlas Online) (thanks
>> webmedic and Peter)
>> * Fix Linux GTK lnf JEditorPane.setEditable(false) background color
>> * Fix Installer books install path (thanks Stephen)
>> Thanks all who provide feedback, so that I am able to fix most of
>> major/minor bug. If you found any bugs or want to provide feedback,
>> please do not hesitate to drop me a note.
>> Now all the basic features already there, so the next step will be
>> exploring possible enhancement, currently I am particularly interested
>> in embedded web browser (see recent discussion) to support more RTL
>> language (thank Peter and DM). Another note: in source distribution
>> there is also todos.txt (todo list) that I like to exploring as well.
>> In relation with embedded browser, does anyone here already experiment
>> with various offer of webbroswer component (xulRunner, webkit, JDIC,
>> etc) ? If you do not mind could you tell us the result of your
>> experience/experiment ?
>> Also does anyone know any sword modules/books/bible translation that
>> use RTL language for testing candidate, so I could download it and
>> start experimenting ? Currently I have araSVD.
>> Tonny Kohar
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