[pyicu-dev] BiDi support

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Tue Feb 21 10:38:26 PST 2012


On Tue, 21 Feb 2012, Yuriy Asyutin wrote:

> I'm looking for ability to use RTL-support in python library (ReportLab).
> Looks like ICU has BiDi-algorithm implementation according to the API
> http://icu-project.org/apiref/icu4c/ubidi_8h.html.
>
> Does current version of PyICU support bidi bindings? I'd appreciate a
> simple example in python.

There are no bindings for the code in ubidi.h in PyICU currently.
Patches are welcome.

Bindings for LayoutEngine were added in the latest version, maybe these 
can help ? (see test/test_LayoutEngine.py for examples)

Andi..


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