Font Question...

Duane Clark dclark at
Fri Jan 16 13:26:01 CST 2004

motub at wrote:
> Duane Clark wrote:
>> Please respond in the newsgroup, rather than to me directly. That
>> way there is a chance that someone with experience with Hebrew
>> fonts (like Shachar) might be able to jump in with some intelligent
>> comments. Which, unfortunately, I don't have any to add here ;) I
>> don't know enough about fonts.
> I can't say that I do either, but it seems to me that the problem is
> not necessarily the fonts themselves, but is more likely to lie in
> the fact that Hebrew is written right-to-left, and not left-to-right
> like English and other such languages.
> Wouldn't Wine have to have special support built in to recognize and 
> properly display such languages? 

Yes, Wine does have support for right-to-left langauages, though I don't 
know how thorough that support is. I believe that Shachar has done quite 
a bit of Wine work in this area, and uses Wine with Hebrew fonts regularly.

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