RE: Component Based Han Ideograph Encoding (WAS: Level of Unicodesupport required for various languages)

Date: Tue Oct 30 2007 - 08:21:22 CST

  • Next message: Peter Constable: "RE: Level of Unicode support required for various languages"

    Quoting Philippe Verdy <>:

    > For example, in HTML/XML, you could specify the *intended* rendering of the
    > IDS string using things like:
    > <html
    > xmlns:IDS="">
    > <head>
    > <title>Example IDS</title>
    > <style language="text/css">
    > *[IDS:renderAs="IDS"] { font-style: ...; }
    > </style>
    > </head>
    > <body>
    > <p>This paragraph contains some IDS string :
    > <span IDS: renderAs="IDS">(encoded IDS)</span>
    > </p>
    > </body>
    > </html>

    Looks like a good candidate for javascript


    > The "(encoded IDS)" string will show uncomposed characters by default,
    > unless the browser is instructed to interpret the IDS schema that indicates
    > its semantic and rendering behaviour. This can be styled as well to specify
    > some fonts supporting the convention (as shown).
    > If the specified IDS schema is not supported, the encoded IDS string will
    > show as a linear list of radicals and IDC symbols.
    > This is exactly the same system that you can use to render mathematical
    > expressions, by specifying a schema, or by creating a custom object where
    > the linear mathematical expression is embedded.

    This message sent through Virus Free Email

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Tue Oct 30 2007 - 08:23:42 CST