From: Martin J. Dürst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 04:08:53 CDT
On 2010/08/05 2:56, Asmus Freytag wrote:
> On 8/2/2010 5:04 PM, Karl Pentzlin wrote:
>> I have compiled a draft proposal:
>> Proposal to add Variation Sequences for Latin and Cyrillic letters
>> The draft can be downloaded at:
>> http://www.pentzlin.com/Variation-Sequences-Latin-Cyrillic2.pdf (4.3 MB).
>> The final proposal is intended to be submitted for the next UTC
>> starting next Monday (August 9).
>> Any comments are welcome.
>> - Karl Pentzlin
> This is an interesting proposal to deal with the glyph selection problem
> caused by the unification process inherent in character encoding.
> When Unicode was first contemplated, the web did not exist and the
> expectation was that it would nearly always be possible to specify the
> font to be used for a given text and that selecting a font would give
> the correct glyph.
The Web may finally get to solve this problem, although it may still
take some time to be fully deployed. Please see http://www.w3.org/Fonts/
for more details and pointers.
-- #-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University #-# http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp mailto:email@example.com
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