Indic scripts, visual-order vs phonetic-order

From: Samphan Raruenrom (
Date: Wed Jun 05 2002 - 10:16:21 EDT


I'm wondering about the practice of using visual-order vs phonetic-order
in Indic writing on typewriter vs computer vs handwritten. Are they
all the same?

I also heard that there are two input-method styles for Indic,
visual-order and phonetic-order. Is it true? And what is more popular?

Samphan Raruenrom
Information Research and Development Division,
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand.

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