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Standard Persian Fonts

The first set of standard Unicode Persian fonts ever published.

Iranian Calendar

jalali, a program to convert between the Iranian calendar (Hejri-e Shamsi) and the Gregorian date systems. Implementations in several languages are available.

GNU FriBidi

A free implementation of Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm. FriBidi is included in various GNU/Linux distributions, including Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, and Mandriva linux, and is used in some free and Open Source software, including Pango and Abiword.

ISIRI 6219

The final version of the national Iranian standard ISIRI 6219:2002 titled “Information Technology — Persian Information Interchange, using Unicode” is available.

ISIRI 9147

The final version of the national Iranian standard ISIRI 9147 titled "Information technology – Layout of Persian letters and symbols on computer keyboards".

Standard Persian keyboard

This is a Persian keyboard that extends and replaces the national Iranian standard ISIRI 2901:1994. It will soon be published as a new national Iranian standard by Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI).

Persian Locale Requirements

This is Persian Locale Requirements draft for Iranian Date, Time, Monetary, Numeric and etc. prepared by FarsiWeb and is availabe in pdf.

Persian Search and Sort Specifications

The Persian search and sort specification defines the search and sort method for the Persian language. The pdf can be downloaded from here.

Persian Loose Search Specifications

Loose or approximate search, in comparison with exact or binary search is used to find the expressions and the roots that have negligible difference with the search criteria. The Persian loose search specification is a basic algorithm which doesn't take into account the meanings and grammatical connections between the terms, and only covers the similarities that are implementable by computer algorithms. The pdf can be downloaded from here.

Collaborative Efforts

GNOME Persian Support

We are contributing to the development of Pango, Gtk+, Glib, and other GNOME packages to complete the Persian support in GNOME. Latest versions include our patches, but the effort is going on. We are also translating GNOME user interface into the Persian language. For more information about helping the translation effort, see GNOME.

Mozilla Persian Support

Together with our business partner CyberMehr, we are contributing to the development and quality assurance of Mozilla, for proper Persian support. Latest versions include our patches, but the effort is going on.

XFree86 and XOrg X11 Persian Support

We have contributed to the improvement of XFree86 and XOrg to have Persian data entry and automatic font selection support. Latest versions include our patches, but the effort is going on.

KDE Persian Support

We have contributed to KDE's and Qt's proper Persian handling, Iranian localization support, and Persian translation. Latest versions include our patches. We have stopped working on KDE and Qt for some time, specially since we don't use KDE and recommend the cleaner and more consistent GNOME.

Dasher Persian Support

We have contributed Persian alphabet and training text for Dasher.

GNU C Library Persian Support

We are contributing to the development of GNU C library, for proper display of Persian numerals and Iranian locale support, including Persian sorting. Latest versions include our patches, but the effort is going on.

GNU miscfiles

GNU Miscellaneous files, a collection of freely distributable data files, is maintained by Roozbeh Pournader and Behdad Esfahbod of FarsiWeb Project. We have released two versions.

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