[Soc-2011-dev] Final Report - Garlic Branch

Dalai Felinto dfelinto at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 01:33:16 CEST 2011

Hi Yousef

are you able to build your own Blender for testing? I reversed all the
arabic strings in ar.po. I wonder if this produces a readable result
(I expect the hinting and other font aspects to still be a big problem).

The flipped po is here -
Here the patch against garlic:

The script I used is here -

(if there is much follow up from here I guess we should "move" to

2011/8/25 Yousef Hurfoush <bat3a at msn.com>

> *hi all
> i natively speak Arabic and happy to perform tests with this language.
> *
> *But I'm not sure if an Arabic speaker could read it comfortably. If not, I
> think they should choose a font. I'll add the [How to change font] section
> in wiki later.*
> no i can't, as the letter order are reversed, you probably won't see the
> order right in your OS unless you install RTL languages support.
> here are a site i use when using text in blender,
> http://textmechanic.com/Reverse-Text-Generator.html
> this web page reverse the order of letters, and i use special fonts in
> blender to display it correctly.
> contact me if you need any help :)
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