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bug #29741: Using combination of Pango and OCR to convert text one encoding to another

Submitter:  Vasudev Kamath <vasudev>
Submitted:  Sun 02 May 2010 07:44:18 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  1 - Wish
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Sun 02 May 2010 07:56:35 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Only as a bruteforce fallback idea. But I think there needs to be an OCR in the first place :D

Laxminarayan Kamath <kamathln>
Sun 02 May 2010 07:44:18 AM UTC, original submission:  

This idea is originally from Laxmi Narayana Kamath kamathln[at]gmail[dot]com

Using combination of Pango and OCR to convert from one encoding to other
Render nudi encoded text to png file using Pango (tell pango to use Nudi font)
Then pass the image to OCR for getting unicode text from the images

Vasudev Kamath <vasudev>
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