Re: Products supporting Unicode

From: Jonathan Rosenne (
Date: Mon Sep 27 1999 - 05:39:40 EDT

Since many products support Unicode but do not support bidi, I suggest it
would be useful if for those who do it would be indicated.


At 01:52 27/09/1999 -0700, Mark E. Davis wrote:
>Below is my current compiled list, not yet worded into a paragraph.
>Anyone have any status on products from the following:
> Booz, Allen, & Hamilton, Inc.
> Hewlett-Packard Company
> Justsystem Corporation
> Reuters, Ltd.
> Unisys Corporation
>or any others that are missing, or corrections to the list:
>Unicode-enabled (fully or partially; in alphabetical order):
>Apple MacOS 9.0 (forthcoming),
>Basis Rosette
>Compaq's Tru64 UNIX
>IBM Classes for Unicode (now open source)
>Kermit (forthcoming versions),
>Lotus Domino,
>Lotus Notes,
>Many Monotype fonts
>Microsoft Internet Explorer,
>Microsoft Office 2000,
>Microsoft SQL Server,
>Microsoft Windows 2000 (forthcoming),
>Microsoft Windows CE,
>Microsoft Windows NT,
>NCR Teradata,
>Netscape Navigator,
>Novell NetWare Directory Services,
>Open Market Transact,
>Oracle Oracle8i,
>Palm OS,
>Perl 5.005 (improved in 5.6)
>SIL Encore Font Package 3.0
>Sun Solaris,
>Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere,
>Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise,
>Sybase PowerBuilder,
>Sybase Unicode Developer's Kit
>Symbian EPOC (for mobile ROM-based devices),
>Other notes:
>- TrueType font specifications support Unicode (including OpenType and Apple
>Advanced Typography)
>- Most recent commercial fonts have Unicode character-glyph maps
>- Unicode is required by the new technologies coming from the W3C, IETF, and
>OMG; including XML, XHTML, XSL, LDAP, CORBA 3.0, etc.

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