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Haifux Club: Placing the Dots: On the Technical Challenges and Cultural Aspects of Typesetting Hebrew Vowel-Marks
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Zvi Gilboa (University of Virginia)
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Monday, 20.08.2012, 18:30
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Taub 6
This lecture will discuss the challenges presented by Hebrew vowel marks (nikud) with respect to glyph-placement and kerning in (La)TeX and under Linux, as well as the various approaches to date to meet these challenges, and likewise the cultural aspects of their causes and implications.