Haifux Club: Placing the Dots: On the Technical Challenges and Cultural Aspects of Typesetting Hebrew Vowel-Marks

Speaker:
Zvi Gilboa (University of Virginia)
Date:
Monday, 20.8.2012, 18:30
Place:
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.

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