Re: Reality check - non-Unicode in Guinea-GTZ documents 2005

From: Johannes Bergerhausen (
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 08:51:01 CDT

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    Am 16.08.2006 um 14:29 schrieb Don Osborn:

    > Looking at these three PDF documents produced by two Guinean agencies
    > and GTZ in 2005:
    > -02.05.pdf
    > (backlink is )
    > ... one notes that they have not used a Unicode font in producing them
    > and evidently used more than one font, with nonstandard coding for
    > extended characters. The result is irregular in appearance, but more
    > importantly it's in an 8-bit coding. This of course encumbers any
    > effort to search the documents with extended characters or to copy
    > text from them to other documents.

    GTZ? Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit?

    I know these guys! My students produced the new corporate identity
    of GTZ in the last 12 months. I have a good contact to some people
    i can make a link if you want.

    Best regards,

    Johannes Bergerhausen

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