[openbeos] Re: Happy X MAs and happy new year 2007

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:57:46 +0100 (MET)

"Ari Haviv" <arielbhaviv@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 12/30/06, Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Only certain aspects of "i18n" are complex - the most part isn't. 
> > Of
> > course we should try to adopt as much existing functionality as
> > possible, but it also shouldn't be our aim to include any 3rd party
> > foreign APIs which we cannot control, and which might have less
> > interest in API stability and consistency.
> I hope we can deal with the layout issues of languages such as bi-di 
> and
> indian. It has always bothered me that I would have to buy a special 
> version
> of Windows for hebrew localization. I know lots of Americans whose 
> native
> language isn't English. like...my dad :)

Not in R1, but certainly after that one. Our layout engine probably 
won't be part of the public API in R1.


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