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History of the Alphabet (Hebrew, Greek, Cyrillic, Latin, Arabic)

by Canonical on 22 August 2011

The BBC just put up a five-minute audio slideshow “The story of how we got our alphabets” about the development of western writing, starting in 3,000 BC in...

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Ubuntu Arabic, in print!

by Canonical on 15 August 2011

A beta of Ubuntu Font Family Arabic, in print as part of the testing and debugging process for the Arabic coverage.The magazine is an intriguing tri-lingual...

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Kashmiri Arabic script – questions, questions…

by Canonical on 23 June 2011

We are now putting the two complex scripts Hebrew and Arabic together. Although the basic design of the Arabic was finalised some months ago we have been...

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Hebrew and Arabic on track

by Canonical on 4 January 2011

Although I haven’t posted much recently we have still been working away. Besides the latest update to Version 0.7 of the core fonts, which posed some...