From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 08:38:13 EDT
>Very interesting. I didn't realize Unicode was a "large font",
>though... I thought it was a character encoding system, distinct
>from fonts, due to the character/glyph model.... :)
>Some purist will try to kill you for calling Unicode "a big, giant font ..."
I was asked how I describe it briefly to laymen. And I usually say
"Unicode is like a big, giant font that is supposed to contain all
the letters of all the alphabets of all the languages in the world."
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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