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Re: arabic language on FC7



On 18/11/2007, Frank Cox <theatre sasktel net> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2007 10:22:28 +0200
> Dotan Cohen <dotancohen gmail com> wrote:
>
> > If you have a llicense to MS
> > Windows XP, you can copy the Tahoma font from that system into Fedora.
>
> Tahoma?  That's one of the "Microsoft Core Fonts for the Web".
>
> Those fonts are freely redistributable and can be downloaded here:
>
> http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/
>
> You don't need a license for Microsoft-anything to use that.

The downloadable font only includes the English glyphs. To get Arabic
glyphs (or in my case, the Hebrew glyphs) one must copy the font from
an XP system.

Dotan Cohen

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A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?


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