On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 16:54, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> * Try using services like http://pediapress.com/ or tie up with a local
>> publisher to print books regarding Kolkatta, West Bengal, Bangaladesh and
>> any relevant local content.
>>
>
> PDF generation has issues with rendering complex scripts. This has been
> one of the major issues which multiple Indic communities have asked to fix
> for sometime now. Open bug[1]. During WCI Nasir khan(Bengali wikipedian)
> asked about the same and Santhosh had mentioned it might take some time as
> its not easy to fix.
>
> [1] https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/28206
>
> If something needs to be done,  there is always work around for example
via Libreoffice.
Check out the Telugu User guide for Ubuntu that I brought out last year
with content from Wikibooks.
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UbuntuUserGuideTeluguEbook.pdf

Cheers
Arjuna
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