So we need to get behind RIM to support Indic I guess ..Seing that India is one of their largest markets, thios should be obvious and common sense, but they're probably blind..
Couple of points I read somewhere on the net are
Blackberry 9000 series is unicode compatible.
Android was tweaked to display Thai.
Nokia's s60 platform/ sdk is supporting indic languages..
On 2/24/10, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:> Also, some Samsung phones [my mums Beat] displays Hindi text, but in a
> manner which I guess we can call 'broken' output.. The letters get spaced
> out and matras don't appear or appear as separate entities. Most Motorola
> phones support Devnagari, but in Samsung, Motorola and BlackBerrys
> non-devnagari indic support is VERY POOR. BlackBerry 8700 series are one
> step ahead n don't display indic text AT ALL. Just boxes...
> On 24 February 2010 20:34, Hari Prasad Nadig <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 8:23 PM, arjuna rao chavala <
>> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> As Nokia uses QT, there may not many issues. Also andriid based phones
>>> also should not be a big problem.
>>> This is all based on my general understanding of the mobile technologies.
>>> It is the closed source vendors who have to be coaxed to make indic
>>> languages rendering work properly.
>> Android does not support Indic fully yet. Locales are missing. No fonts,
>> input either. The text shows up as boxes.
>> A custom ROM is a big problem for normal user.
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