[webkit-dev] WebKit BiDi sprint 27-31/March

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Sun Mar 27 08:31:09 PDT 2011

The sprint started this morning in Tel Aviv (GMT+2 aka 9 hours ahead
of California).

Progress has been good so far.  Those following along at home can
track progress on the spreadsheet and associated bugs.

Aharon Lanin of Google's Tel Aviv office was nice enough to give an
overview on how the Unicode Bidi Algorithm works.  If your'e
interested, he posted his talk notes here:
(That's not meant as a authoritative references.  See
http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr9/ if you really want to know the

Happy hacking!


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Jeremy Moskovich <playmobil at google.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> About 10 WebKit community members are meeting up in Tel Aviv, Israel next
> week (27-31/March) to try to make progress on some of the open bugs
> affecting BiDi text and RTL languages [Hebrew/Arabic/Urdu, etc.] in WebKit.
> You can find a list of bugs we’re thinking of looking at in the following
> spreadsheet.
> If you’d like to join in the effort, feel free to look us up on #webkit
> during the week.
> If you’re a reviewer and see a patch related to BiDi support in your queue
> during the week, we’d really appreciate it if you could help us move things
> along as quickly as possible.
> If you’re a WebKit community member located in Israel and you’d like to meet
> up in person, please contact me privately and perhaps we can schedule a
> meetup.
> All the best,
> Jeremy
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