[mapserver-dev] Indic rendering support in Mapserver

Nandaja Varma nandaja.varma at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 09:09:38 PDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:30 PM, Nandaja Varma <nandaja.varma at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello again,
> As I got to know from your IRC channel  (from tbonfort ) that  Harfbuzz
> support on Mapserver is already about to get implemented and they are
> planning to complete it before GSoC time span, I am not going to work on
> this idea any further. Thanks to all those who supported and gave
> suggestions. Also, me as well as the other SMC volunteers are really
> looking forward for this new addition to Mapserver and would be more that
> happy to help Mapnik community

Sorry for the typo. Mapserver* community. :)

> with Harfbuzz integration, especially on the testing part.
> our irc channel is #smc-project on freenode.
> more details at : http://smc.org.in
> Thanks
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:18 PM, Nandaja Varma <nandaja.varma at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hello,
>> About 5 years ago, an issue was raised on github about the lacking indic
>> rendering support  in mapserver. Reading the thread I could see that the
>> issue hasn't been cleared yet. Integrating harfbuzz can be a fix for this
>> issue. Integration of harfbuzz in mapserver has also been discussed in some
>> other issues like:
>> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/issues/4255#issuecomment-5830966
>>  and
>> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/pull/4044#issuecomment-4944478. I
>> would like to know the feasibility of  this harfbuzz integration in
>> mapserver  idea and would like a lead on this idea with which I can start
>> contributing. Any help would be highly appreciated.
>> P.S. : I am planning to do this as my GSoC project this year for the
>> organisation SMC (http://smc.org.in).
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Nandaja Varma
>> http://nandajavarma.wordpress.com.
> --
> Regards,
> Nandaja Varma
> http://nandajavarma.wordpress.com

Nandaja Varma
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