[Xerte] Re: Xerte in Arabic?

Julian Tenney Julian.Tenney at nottingham.ac.uk
Tue Dec 10 09:18:35 GMT 2013

Ah, the editor might be a showstopper. Hadn't thought of that.

>Actually - maybe we should look to some wealthy Middle Eastern funding source to develop an html5 editor so that Toolkits can be Arabised?

You have someone in mind?


-----Original Message-----
From: xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk [mailto:xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Alistair McNaught
Sent: 10 December 2013 09:01
To: xerte at lists.nottingham.ac.uk
Subject: [Xerte] FW: Xerte in Arabic?

We had this come into our helpdesk following a query about Xerte working in Arabic. Right in believing that the Xerte Editor is still in Flash and Flash can't handle right to left languages?

If I'm wrong then it looks like Julian has a very local contact interested in developing an Arabic Toolkits. Given the receptivity of the Middle East to embracing elearning and mlearning that would be a great coup if it's technically possible.

Actually - maybe we should look to some wealthy Middle Eastern funding source to develop an html5 editor so that Toolkits can be Arabised?


-----Original Message-----
From: Dr Ahmed Meliebary [mailto:abu_hattan at hotmail.com]
Sent: 09 December 2013 15:12
To: Terry McAndrew
Subject: Xertr

Dear Terry

Count me in please fir helping with Arabising Xerte.


Dr Ahmed Meliebary, BA, MA, PhD
Faculty of Arts
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