RE: IranL10nInfo

2004-05-01 Thread Roozbeh Pournader
On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 13:47, Linguasoft wrote: The Cyrillic alphabet uses two graphemes d+zh to represent the sound of Perso-Arabic jeem. Similar as dj used in French transliteration of Arabic, etc. I can't agree. The spelling is clearly which you can see has only six letters. No digraph for

RE: IranL10nInfo

2004-05-01 Thread Linguasoft
So d+zh (U+0434 U+0436) is apparently a heritage from Russian, which does not have the U+04B7 glyph and therefore substitutes a digraph. BTW, http://www.geonames.de/alphtz.html suggests U+01E7 as transliteration of U+04B7. So we have a few more renderings, i.e. toik (transliterated from

Re: BBC Persian on Internet and the Persian Language

2004-05-01 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, C Bobroff wrote: On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Roozbeh Pournader wrote: http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/interactivity/debate/story/2004/04/040428_mf_bt_weblanguage.shtml Can you give an example of haa-ye havvaz instead of kasra. I can't think how that situation could come up

Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-01 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Sat, 1 May 2004, Omid K. Rad wrote: Hi, Roozbeh gave a nice sample, but I've also seen month calendars showing one-letter headings in a reverse direction (right-to-left). Compare with this: http://www.geocities.com/omidkrad/Calendar/PersianDatePicker.gif Should we follow the numbers

FW: Re: Days of the Week abbreviated

2004-05-01 Thread Omid K. Rad
Iran Localization Info for Microsoft .NET After Behdad's justifications and concluding the survey about this discussion, I changed the section [3.2.3] of the draft as follows: [3.2.3] There is no abbreviated form for the weekday names in Persian. However, it is common to use the first letter

FW: IranL10nInfo - First Week of The Year

2004-05-01 Thread Omid K. Rad
Hi, Im going to find the regulation that is used in Iran to determine the first week of the year. To decide on the first week of the year weve got three rules (don't tire out yourself with these, just read on): 1. FirstDay Indicates that the first week of the year starts on the first day of