[Pkg-fonts-devel] Sample Strings

Davide Viti zinosat at tiscali.it
Tue Aug 14 08:37:50 UTC 2007


On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 02:18:56AM +0600, Christopher Fynn wrote:
> At <http://pkg-fonts.alioth.debian.org/review/> how does one get the samples for 
> fonts for non-latin scripts display some non-latin strings - even if it is a 
> Unicode font also containing latin glyphs?
> Many languages have equivalents of "The Quick brown Fox..." which contain a good 
> selection of representative letters. I'd like to know how to one of these these 
> to display in the sample rather than a string of latin glyphs which may not be 
> representative of the script which the font is primarily designed to support.

the spellchecker page [1] contains all the strings used for the debian
You can also grab a tarball [2] containing all strings for all languages


[1] http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/spellcheck/level1/index.html
[2] http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/spellcheck/level1/latest/zip/all_strings.tar.gz
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