bugFree UCS Outline Fonts - Bugs: bug #50836, Gujarati localization does not work

 
 

bug #50836: Gujarati localization does not work

Submitted by:  David Corbett <dscorbett>
Submitted on:  Thu 20 Apr 2017 06:44:26 PM UTC  
 
Category:  individual character(s) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  character substitution issue Status:  Fix posted
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  development

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Sat 05 Aug 2017 03:52:36 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hi,

This seems to have been fixed by recent commits.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Tue 25 Apr 2017 12:07:19 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hi,

I can fix the lookups.

As to the use of Devanagari to write the language, this page
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujarati_language
says that Gujarati is written in several scripts, and says it was written "historically" in Devanagari.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 20 Apr 2017 06:44:26 PM UTC, original submission:

Many of FreeSerif’s lookups for Devanagari (deva/dev2) share the same language system list, which includes Gujarati (GUJ). This is odd, because Gujarati is not normally written in Devanagari. The problem is that "'locl' localized forms for Gujarati" is only applied for Devanagari, so the Gujarati danda glyphs (sign_purnavirama and sign_deerghvirama) are not actually used in Gujarati.

This should use the Gujarati danda glyph, but doesn’t:

data:text/html;charset=utf-8,<div style="font: 300px FreeSerif" lang=gu>%E0%AA%95%E0%A5%A4

This should not use the Gujarati danda glyph, but does:

data:text/html;charset=utf-8,<div style="font: 300px FreeSerif" lang=gu>%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%A4

David Corbett <dscorbett>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-08-05 Stevan_White StatusProceeding => Fix posted
    2017-04-25 Stevan_White CategoryNone => individual character(s)
        StatusNone => Proceeding
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