can't i use unicode to generate and show the fonts in any browser
irrespective of their support to unicode!. like by writing plugin or
something like this. and when a user with browser which doesn't support
unicode like to access that webpage. he/she needs to install that plugin.
will it be possible????
On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Yung-Fong Tang wrote:
> Antoine Leca wrote:
> > sanatan mohanty wrote:
> > >
> > > i have a project to make a webpage, which will be unicode enable.
> > Good.
> > > i can show indian language fonts.
> > > i can type those fonts on the webpage itself on text boxes!.
> > Ah! How do you do that?
> > Or do you mean "would/should" instead?
> > > and it should be atleast work on netscape and windows
> > > explorer!, and atleast LINUX and Windows OS supports it!.
> > I am not aware that Netscape, even in version 6, is able to
> > display Indian sentences encoded in Unicode (although it is
> > able to display individual characters). The problem is in
> > the rendering (displaying) of the conjuncts, and the reordering
> > of the left-positionned matra's.
> Does Netscape6 on Win2K have this problem ? If so, can you put together
> a test page for us? We know there are problem when we try to select the
> conjuncts. However, since we use TextOutW, in theory the TextOutW should
> handle conjuncts and handle the reording of the left-positionned
> > > so, can u people give me some brief ideas abt keyboard mapping,
> > Keyboard layout is unrelated to the problem.
> > You can use whatever you want (or are comfortable with).
> > However, you certainly need a Unicode-able editor. Very few of
> > them are Indian-enabled (Microsoft are the best choice, but are
> > not the cheaper, particularly since it pratically needs Win2000).
> > > unicode font setting,
> > There are very few Indian "Unicode" fonts for the moment.
> > And even less work with X11/Linux.
> > In fact, I am not aware of any such a font. Which is the main
> > reason why I ask the questions above.
> > > dispay setting....
> > What do you mean with display setting?
> > The display setting is on the the client side. You are not going
> > to have any form of control on this setting... (and no, I do not
> > like browsing a web site and encountering a page that says
> > "please, change over all your settings in order to browse my
> > site"; actually, I often switch away).
> > Antoine
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