Current support for N'Ko

Frédéric Grosshans frederic.grosshans at
Mon Sep 29 07:58:31 CDT 2014

Le 27/09/2014 01:10, Andrew Cunningham a écrit :
> * NEVER try to copy and paste text from PDF. It is a preprint format 
> and should be treated as such.
Well... Having access to the raw text is often useful (for example, to 
allow blinds to have acces to the content of pdf documents, or to search 
a word in a scanned historical document), and cut and pasting text from 
PDF often works, even if the “rich text” formating is lost.

In the case of the Ebola FAQs 
( discussed here, it 
almost worked perfectly on my computer (Ubuntu Linux 14.04) for N’Ko 
(diacritics are shifted by one character) and Vai. Of course, the Adlam 
was not working (somehow converted to Arabic), bus it was expected, 
since Adlam is not (yet?) in Unicode.

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