Now, there is Proxy URL available for Urdu-to-Hindi transliteration. You can publish any Unicode encoded Urdu site in Hindi.
To view BBC/urdu in Hindi: http://bhomiyo.com/uxh.xliterate/bbc.co.uk/urdu
Or Jang Urdu: http://bhomiyo.com/uxh.xliterate/www.urdunews.net/
Or Urdu Blogs: http://bhomiyo.com/uxh.xliterate/ur.wordpress.com
The advantages are
- You get wider viewership as all the Hindi readers can now read your site.
- Search Engines will index your site in Hindi too. Bhomiyo transliterated sites appear in Google Results and every day there are many users visiting such sites.
- Hindi News Columnist or Journalists can read Urdu news papers and get different perspectives.
- May be some day – India and Pakistan both realize that we are saying “same” thing just it appears different…
The urdu transliteration does have its shortcomings – not all words are being transliterated properly. But you can help improving it by correcting the online wordlist. Your changes to the wordlist will affet the transliteration after an hour.
And STILL, the Unicode URLS are not working..
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