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Re: Arabic & Vim-6.1

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... Thanks for making the update. ... I ll first await comments for a few weeks. If there are no big problems with 6.1 and I appear to have enough time, I
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 26 1:12 PM
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      Nadim Shaikli wrote:

      > As promised, I've updated the Arabic patch against VIM-6.1; it does
      > everything that is required for full Arabic support (sans Bidi).
      >
      > Here are the relevant links (mini-project page, patch file, CVSweb)
      >
      > http://www.arabeyes.org/projects/vim.php
      > http://www.arabeyes.org/download/external/vim/arabic_shape61.patch
      > http://www.arabeyes.org/cvsweb/projects/external/vim/

      Thanks for making the update.

      > For help regarding the patch and what to do, make sure to read the
      > README file in the CVSweb link noted above (last link). I'm not
      > sure what Bram's plans are for 6.2, but if they are going to include
      > "new" features I would really like to see this patch incorporated :-)

      I'll first await comments for a few weeks. If there are no big problems
      with 6.1 and I appear to have enough time, I might start including a few
      new features. But I'll be very careful, only good looking patches will
      be included. I don't want to make 6.2 less stable.

      > BTW: I've attempted to contact Sven a couple of times about including
      > a screenshot of vim with Arabic in it, but received no replies --
      > I'm not sure whom to contact in regards to vim.sf.net though.

      Try Scott Johnston <scott@...>.

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