Re: 28th IUC paper - Tamil Unicode New

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Mon Aug 22 2005 - 19:18:38 CDT

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    Philippe Verdy wrote:

    > the website no longer points to the specs

    It never has.

    > Well, it's difficult to find the docs now:

    It's extremely difficult:
    and click on the 2nd link labeled "Microsoft Typography - *OpenType*
    *Specification* <>"

    > And I can't find now the necessay OpenType docs on the
    > site, it only speaks about TrueType,

    Heh? -> click on "Developing Fonts" ->
    "Specifications" and click on the first link on the page: "OpenType
    Specification v.1.4 <>"

    > and the TrueType specs are now focusing VOLT, and does not say a lot
    > about OpenType features. When I look at the section related to Tamil,
    > the most important pages are now linking to redirected 404 "blank"
    > pages, so the specs are now incomplete...

    > Is the OpenType "standard" dead?

    On the contrary. It's actually being adopted as an ISO standard:


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