RE: The pointless thread continues

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Jul 05 2002 - 11:05:36 EDT

At 16:58 +0200 2002-07-05, Marco Cimarosti wrote:
>Michael Everson wrote:
>> Then your average Internet user should bloody well learn how
>> to use a computer.
>Being able to use a computer does not teach you how to install a font which
>doesn't exist, or which you cannot afford.

Your point?

>For several scripts in modern usage, there are practically no workable
>Unicode fonts in existence: Bengali, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Khmer,
>Lao, Malayalam, Mongolian, Myanmar, Oriya, Sinhala, Telugu, Thaana, Tibetan.
>Please contradict me, I'll be happy to be wrong!

I'm sure you're right. Such things need to be developed. This means
someone has to pay someone to do the developing. And there have to be
decent tools. I am just as hindered by lack of decent tools as you

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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