Not without separate tools to do the input. Something that the current
proposal fails to mention.
By the time it is possible to do, no one will be using the OSes in question
any more (certainly no one who uses computers and plays chess!).
Trigeminal Software, Inc. -- http://www.trigeminal.com/
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Gewecke" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 8:13 AM
Subject: Re: Chess symbols, ZWJ, Opentype and holly type ornaments.
> >Suppose that one wishes to produce a chess diagram in a Unicode compliant
> >manner in a document produced using Word 97 running on either a Windows
> >platform or a Windows 98 platform, with a view also to save the document
> >plain text. One way to do that would be to use a chess fount which is
> >mapped to my collection of code points for a chess fount. I would be
> >interested to know of how, if at all, that could be done in a document
> >produced using Word 97 running on either a Windows 95 platform or a
> >98 platform using regular Unicode or XML.
> For someone unfamiliar with Windows and Word 97, are these proposed
> operations (inputting PUA character sequences, saving them as UTF-8 plain
> text, opening and correctly reading the document produced) technically
> possible on the systems mentioned, assuming you have an appropriate font?
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