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Detect Zawgyi encoding for Burmese strings
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In Myanmar, many users have broken fonts that don’t correctly implement Unicode (‘Zawgyi’); see https://www.unicode.org/faq/myanmar.html Unicode Myanmar FAQ. Could Lingua Libre run a Zawgyi detector on entered Burmese text, in particular on the words to be spoken, and reject strings (or display a warning) if they’re likely mis-encoded? Google has an open-source Zawgyi detector in PHP, JavaScript, and other languages. This would prevent Burmese users from entering garbage characters that cannot be displayed by non-Burmese systems.

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Sascha created this task.Jan 11 2019, 4:12 PM

Sorry, here’s the correct link to the Unicode FAQ about Zawgyi: https://www.unicode.org/faq/myanmar.html