Until recently, there was no official standard for the transcription of the Persian using the Latin script. Fortunately, all ministries and government agencies have now been instructed to implement a standard under the name Transcription procedure for Iranian toponymic items[i]. In this set of rules an attempt has been made to generalize the application of this standard so that one can write any Persian texts on the basis of this standard. Based on this set of rules infrastructure tools for spell checking, transcription of texts, translation of words, and language teaching are under development. Those interested can obtain the current versions of these tools for free at

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