[Padma] Feature request: IAST / National Library at Calcutta Romanization

Nagarjuna Venna vnagarjuna at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 12:50:21 EDT 2006


Thanks for your feedback. IAST/NLCR is one of the top items in the
TODO list for Padma. Unfortunately, we have a resource crunch right
now. If anyone would like to add support for it, please let me know. I
will be glad to help. IAST/NLCR support is very straightforward much
simpler than adding support for a font.


On 9/30/06, Ossi Viljakainen <ossi.viljakainen at iki.fi> wrote:
> Dear Padma developers,
> Thank you very much for this great tool. It really helps in many places and
> saves one from nervous breakdown with the dozens of different font schemes.
> Please include option for IAST (or NLCR) transliteration. This would help
> the life of many people of non-indic origin make Padma even more usable. For
> instance many spiritual seekers are looking for bhajans, kirtans, sutras and
> slokas in the net, but are not able to read devanagari. This functionality
> in Padma would be greatly appreciated.
> For instance:
> Devanagari to IAST
> Tamil to IAST
> etc.
> Kind regards,
> --
> -Ossi Viljakainen +358-44-510 5674 (mobile)
> ossi.viljakainen at iki.fi
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