RE: Representative glyphs for combining kannada signs

From: James Kass (
Date: Wed Mar 22 2006 - 05:04:17 CST

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    Peter Constable wrote,

    > Both Thai and Lao *can* be displayed in that manner without smart-font
    > support -- giving a typewriter-like appearance. That not the level of
    > expectation we should be setting, however.


    > It would be like saying that
    > English speakers can only work with fixed-pitch text on a computer.

    As an English speaker who recalls converting notebooks and 3x5 cards
    to data in those old fixed-pitch text computers, I'd accept the limitation
    rather than have no ability at all to compute in my own language.

    Best regards,

    James Kass

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