From: Ngwe Tun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Oct 15 2010 - 11:48:34 CDT
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to know pseudo unicode font.
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Andrew Cunningham
> HI Vinod,
> On 15 October 2010 13:04, Vinod Kumar <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Unicode compliance does not mean that complex text support must be on
> > Font format or its Feature tag based shaping technique. There is no doubt
> > that the mobile phone community has accepted Unicode as the standard for
> > text representation, and for what the text should look like when
> > displayed. How the text should transform to the shapes is not under
> > the purview of Unicode. If people find simpler or elegant ways of
> > transforming Unicode text to shapes, these are not pseudo-Unicode
> Actually you misinterpreted what i said.
> pseudo unicode is a term used to describe non-Unicode legacy glyph
> based encodings that are superimposed over Unicode blocks. to the
> average application it looks like Unicode but isn't Unicode.
> For the Myanmar script examples of pseudo-Unicode would include the
> zawgyi and ayar fonts.
> For languages like Burmese pseudo-Unicode content is much more common
> than Unicode content. And all mobile solutions I've seen for Burmese
> have been non-Unicode.
> > For example, India had a font standard called INSFOC for Devanagari. A
> > shaping engine that will convert Devanagari text in Unicode to INSFOC
> > code sequence would be completely Unicode compliant with respect to
> > rendering of Devanagari. Some of my contacts have already extended this
> > approach for Gujarati and plan to bring all the nine Indian scripts
> > under the same Unicode text to font glyph code standard.
> That is what i would term transcoding, and not what i mean by
> Andrew Cunningham
> Senior Project Manager, Research and Development
> State Library of Victoria
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