[HAIFUX LECTURE] Placing the Dots: On the Technical Challenges and Cultural Aspects of Typesetting Hebrew Vowel-Marks - Zvi Gilboa
Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda
ladypine at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 09:03:23 IDT 2012
On Monday, August 20th at 18:30, Haifux will celebrate a Bar-Mitsva and
gather to hear Zvi Gilboa talk about:
Placing the Dots: On the Technical Challenges and Cultural Aspects of
Typesetting Hebrew Vowel-Marks
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.
We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:
Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
03/09/12 The Resource-as-a-Service (RaaS) Cloud: Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda
24/09/12 FOSS for production of goods (tentative title) - Yael Vaya-Talmor
15/10/12 Adding colors to Kademlia - Gil Einziger
29/10/12 Israeli DIgital Rights NPO - Zvi Devir (the first talk of the
We are always interested in hearing your talks and ideas. If you wish to
give a talk, hold a discussion, or just plan some event haifux might be
interested in, please contact us at webmaster at haifux.org
Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda.
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