Re: Pan UniCode fonts

From: Michael (michka) Kaplan (
Date: Thu May 24 2001 - 14:08:47 EDT

From: "11 digit boy" <>

>>I have worked with many terminal emulator systems that use
>>mono-spaced fonts. The first place you start having problems
>>is with script fonts like Arabic. With Indic languages you often
>>have to reorder characters before rendering

> Um. How about having all non-zero-width characters be the same width?

Well, sorry but that will not work. Carl pointed out the immediate problems,
and any reasonably intelligent person with a basic understanding of Unicode
could likely come up with 2-20 more in less than day.


Michael Kaplan
Trigeminal Software, Inc.

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