Re: Karen Language Representation in Unicode

Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 09:38:57 EDT

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    Heather Batterham wrote on 07/20/2003 06:46:16 AM:

    > The second interest I have is in the development of word processing
    > tools that utilize the contents of unicode. I use a Macintosh with OSX
    > installed. The basic language packages are very good but they do not
    > have the Burmese script included.

    The only working font implementation for Burmese script that I know of is
    a one that we have (in beta), implemented using Graphite rendering. It's
    available at

    Unfortunately, Graphite is not currently available for use on the Mac,
    though I understand significant interest has been expressed in seeing a
    Mac port. A Linux port is in progress.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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