Correct, but SA Word 2000 uses a slightly different dll to do the job (it
sits in saext.dll). I was told that it ships in all versions for Word 10 by
a usually reliable source who might be able to chip in with a more thorough
explanation of what this dll does for Word that goes beyond the MS
Search/Windows 2000 word breaking/stemming solution.
a new book on internationalization in VB at
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl W. Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Unicode List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 10:15 AM
Subject: RE: Can anyone help me!!!
> Thai Windows uses a word breaking dictionary. I looked into it to build
> Ethiopian system. I was not going to use composed glyphs like Unicode
> It was first built as part of the help system as an add on to Windows 3.1.
> Then it was later added to Windows itself.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 9:01 AM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: Can anyone help me!!!
> Peter_Constable@sil.org wrote:
> > (Word
> > 2000 may also work, but I know it has certain problems with Thai when
> > running on non-Thai versions of Win9x; I don't know for certain that it
> > would handle Devanagari.)
> Thai is an especially bad case because it needs a full-blast morphological
> parser to decide where to break lines, there being no equivalent of word
> Theoretically, one could use the ZWSP, but there is no equivalent in the
> TIS or Windows character sets.
> Expecting to get good results on non-Thai Windows with Thai text is
> asking too much, at least for a while.
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