At 12:29 PM -0400 6/16/00, Robert A. Rosenberg wrote:
>At 01:26 PM 06/15/2000 -0800, John Jenkins wrote:
>>on 6/15/00 6:00 AM, Alan Wood at email@example.com wrote:
>>Apple has provided support for direct Unicode rendering since Mac OS 8.5.
>>This includes the ability to use large, data-fork TrueType fonts such as
>>Arial Unicode. The OS is perfectly capable of handling these fonts and
>>applications have the ability extended to them to do all of Unicode. None,
>>however, are taking advantage of that ability as of yet.
>Adobe Indesign has Unicode Support. So does Outlook Express (just
>send/receive a message in UTF-7/UTF-8).
So do Office 98, Eudora, Internet Explorer and a number of different
applications. They provide Unicode support *but* they don't take
advantage of the system software Apple provides to do any of it
except text conversion. They don't draw Unicode directly and they
don't input Unicode directly.
-- ===== John H. Jenkins firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com http://www.blueneptune.com/~tseng
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