Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of BluePrintTransliteration


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Timestamp:
12/30/11 01:34:00 (10 years ago)
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Nuwan Waidyanatha
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    33As Sahana Eden is used in countries which do not use roman letters (eg Sri Lanka), a transliteration feature that transforms roman letter-combinations into their transliterated equivalents (such as Tamil letters) would be useful. For now we just need a form input.
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    5 == Possible use-case ==
     5== Possible use-cases ==
    66The CAP broker, which is currently  [[http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/ticket/1026#no1 | work-in-progress]], supports messages in different languages. A CAP Profile for Sri Lanka would require that a message carries the <cap.alert.info> segment carry information in Sinhala, Tamil, and English. Message creators will need to type the <cap.alert.info.description> for all three languages with the country-specific language characters.
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    78Another one is an emergency coordinator may want to search for a person's name or product name written in the localized script. For example, the medical proper noun "Aspirin" would we pounced the same way in Arabic but may be written as "أسبرين". Hence, the user should be able to switch to Arabic transliteration to try that option in a search for medical supplies.
    89== Technical side ==