RE: Myanmar Script (1000-109F)

From: Chris Pratley (
Date: Fri Oct 20 2000 - 20:21:31 EDT

This font looks like a classic latin-1 hack font. The upper and lowercase
Latin glyphs have been switched for Burmese.

Chris Pratley
Group Program Manager
Microsoft Word

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-----Original Message-----
From: John Jenkins []
Sent: October 20, 2000 12:58 PM
To: Unicode List
Subject: Re: Myanmar Script (1000-109F)

On Friday, October 20, 2000, at 10:33 AM, Carl W. Brown wrote:

Speaking of Windows, he might want to try the True Type Font at on Windows 2000.  It looks like they are
not using Unicode but some kind of code page, however, True Type fonts are
by definition Unicode encoded.


This is strictly speaking not true. TT fonts on the Mac can have any
Macintosh script encoding. Even on Windows, it is possible to have
non-Unicode TT fonts despite Microsoft's official discouragement.

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