From: Christopher Fynn (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 25 2005 - 02:04:01 CDT
Adam Twardoch wrote:
> Currently, there is an international character encoding standard
> (Unicode/ISO 10646) and there will soon be an international standard for
> digital glyph storage in a font format (with OpenType being
> standardized). However, the "glue" between these two is a proprietary
> Microsoft technology, with no proper submission process and unsufficient
> resources within the Microsoft Typography group.
Is OpenType really being "Standardized" (or just becoming a standard
font format) and what exactly does this mean?
Will the specs for shaping each complex script (now kind of a separate
appendix to the OpenType specification and currently determined by
Microsoft) be part of this standard?
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