Re: Unicode browsers, fonts, and Java (was re:Tibetan...)

From: Maurice J Bauhahn (
Date: Sun Jan 19 1997 - 06:34:56 EST

Thank you, Glenn. Will you be using TrueType Open font technology on
Windows/GX font technology on Mac? Please keep that measured beat at a
fast but quality rhythm;-)


On Sat, 18 Jan 1997 unicode@Unicode.ORG wrote:

> At 04:21 PM 1/18/97 -0800, unicode@Unicode.ORG wrote:
> >Maurice J Bauhahn <>:
> >> I would love to do that, but have no idea how to incorporate Khmer script
> >> examples into HTML without a bunch of little giffs! Are there any working
> >> browsers which take advantage of the proposed RFC2070
> >> (Internationalization of the Hypertext Markup Language)?
> >>
> Both Alis Technologies' Tango and AccentSoft's Accent browsers, based on
> earlier, non-internationalized versions of Spyglass Mosaic, contain some
> support for RFC2070. We (Spyglass) are in the process of fully internationalizing
> our browser, based on full use of Unicode as the internal character set. We are
> gradually adding support for RFC2070, as we incorporate the appropriate font
> technology. As I'm sure you realize, it is in this area of font technology
> that most problems arise with respect to complex scripts, so our progress is
> rather measured. Even before these issues can be resolved, however, a number
> of even more fundamental problems need to be addressed, e.g., I18N of URLs,
> required CHARSET tagging of content, etc.
> Regards,
> Glenn Adams

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