Tag: endangered writing systems

Localization — to the Letter

Localization — to the Letter Launching World Endangered Writing Day BY TIM BROOKES Given that we humans have spent much of our existence trying to overrun, conquer,...

The trials and tribulations of digitizing Urdu, the 10th most spoken...

Because Nastalīq has been so challenging to adapt to a digital format, many Urdu speakers have taken to using Naskh, which is written along straight horizontal lines, or even using a non-standardized form of the language that uses Latin script.