On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 00:50, Nicholas Bodley wrote:
> Apparently,
> Urdu requires such elaborate attention to many details that, afaik,
> newspapers are still printed from handwritten images; nobody, apparently,
> has succeeded in creating the requisite code (software).

There are software for typesetting Urdu Nastaliq. Some are two expensive
for publishers, and some publisher believe that the handwriting quality
is better. But many are migrating to the software.

> Mr. (Dr.?) Pournader

"Mr" it is. I even don't have a BSc.

> probably has some interesting and enlightening
> comments, as well.

Not many, I'm sorry. I'm not good at making general comments.