Re: Unicode organization is still anti-Serbian and anti-Macedonian

From: Tom Gewecke <>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:23:04 -0700

On Feb 16, 2014, at 4:50 PM, Richard Wordingham wrote:

> One issue here that I don't know the solution for is how the right
> glyphs should be chosen for displaying plain text communication. I
> don't know any general mechanism for, say, specifying that by
> default Cyrillic text should use Serbian glyphs, CJK characters
> should use Japanese glyphs and that Cuneiform should use Neo-Assyrian
> glyphs.

In Mac OS X and iOS, this is currently being done for the CJK case by switch fonts according to the order of languages in the system level language preferences. If Japanese is higher than Chinese on the list, then by default a Japanese font is used for CJK plain text.

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