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Re: Overview of W3C technologies for mobile Web applications

From: Somnath Chandra <schandra@mit.gov.in>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 10:11:32 +0530
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, 'public-webapps' <public-webapps@w3.org>, boyera@w3.org, Swaran Lata <slata@mit.gov.in>
Message-id: <faefc6ed2278.4d775254@nic.in>
Hi Richards,
Thanks for the input. Yes we are aware of the work and investigating Indian Language /Scripts Complexities on that platform also. Certainly our idea is not to redo the same work and  to address specific issues of each Indic languages. 

Best Regards,
Somnath


On 03/08/11, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
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> On 08/03/2011 15:08, Somnath Chandra wrote:
> >We have already started working on Mobile Rendering Engine and Fonts
> >development which would enable seamless display across platforms and
> >devices.
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> That's interesting.  Did you know about work currently under way involving Harfbuz to provide a small, universal rendering engine that can be used on mobile devices and other kinds of OS to do opentype rendering? [1]   Are you working on the same thing?  I'd hate to think that you are reinventing the wheel such that different systems are needed for different fonts...
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> RI
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> [1] http://behdad.org/text/
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> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Activity Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
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> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/
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Dr. Somnath Chandra
Scientist-D
Dept. of Information Technology
Govt. of India
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