My name is Belal. This is my first post in GF group. I am an Arabic second language educator and native speaker, and I am looking into GF as a option for creating interactive Arabic teaching and learning resources for the web.
I have been experimenting with GF - and so far so good. It looks very promising for the specific application domain that I have in mind.
When I tried creating identifiers with only Arabic characters, I keep getting a "lexical error" when compiling the grammar. When changing the identifier to something in English, the error goes away and it compiles fine.
My .gf files are in UTF-8 encoding (I manually checked this) and I added the "-coding" pragma to the top of the file containing the Arabic identifier:
as per this link:
Is there anything I missed? Please advise. Thanks!