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Subject: Re: Updated... Hebrew Translation!

Re: Updated... Hebrew Translation!

From: Liberman Shachar <>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 13:39:04 +0200

Although it wouldn't be nicely programmed, The way I was thinking about it
was when you choose language, rockbox will check if there is another
built-in font with the same name of the language, and if so, will change to

>From what I understand, That font is built-in into rockbox. couldn't it be
an external file? why is that a problem to implement? -on the otherhand,
inserting another built-in font would cause a jump in code size, and that's
the problem with doing so, correct?

"Jonas H." <> wrote in message
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 09:24:19PM +0200, Liberman Shachar wrote:
>> Jonas, I would still love to know what have you ment with
>> "(I'd put this in the tracker, but SourceForge is not being
>> cooperative)",
> That I wanted to reply on the page where you uploaded the patch, instead
> of writing it on the mailing list. The server wouldn't let me enter a
> comment there though.
>> Second thing is I've wanted to know, If there is any kind of work in
>> translating the rockbox built-in font to hebrew to make all the sub-menus
>> compatible with hebrew. (I know this is more then that, but who the h#$l
>> uses those jiberish chars? ...ah, linus, in he's name tag :P )
> This is not a problem of converting the font. It's a matter of knowing
> when to use a different font - and loading a different built-in font. My
> guess is that this will become possible once unicode support is added to
> Rockbox at some point in the far future.
>> Third and last thing, Is anyone l00king into trying to make the bidi
>> patch
>> work on msgboxes?
> I believe amiconn wanted to have a look at this. It has other problems
> than not being bidi-compatible, I believe.
> --
> Jonas H
> rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
> -- no .sig today
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-09-07

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