From: Werner LEMBERG (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 01 2004 - 02:36:33 CDT
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Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 05:22:29 CST
From: Kalyana Krishnan <email@example.com>
Subject: Unicode test files for Indian languages
Unicode test files for Indian languages.
Systems Development Lab., IIT Madras, India is pleased
to announce a free service for preparing Unicode test files
(UTF-8) which may be used for testing Browsers and other
applications for their ability to handle Unicode.
A web interface is presented for submitting the text. To
allow text input from virtually any Browser, the familiar
ITRANS format is provided.
The submitted text is returned as a UTF-8 html file so that
the rendering of the text by the Browser is immediately seen.
The result page also contains an image of the desired text
besides the Unicode part to permit verification of the rendering
of the text.
The interface could be used to generate text of one's choice
which may include conjunct aksharas and special symbols.
Though input in ITRANS, the text will be returned in one of nine
scripts: Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Devanagari, Bengali, Oriya, Telugu,
Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil.
Current rendering of Unicode text is far from satisfactory under
Linux (Mozilla or Opera) in respect of Devanagari. The demo will
be very useful to identify the problems.
For additional information, contact
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