Re: A Pictographic system that makes fonts obsolete
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 12, 2003, 23:22|
--- Florian Rivoal <Florian.Rivoal@...>
> > The word processor software would contain the
> > dictionary that would translate from the arbitrary
> > code (say "2476") to the glyph definition (say
> > "CHmQV:GI:PvWxSM*").
> What you describe here is precisely the way font
> works. What you call a
> dictionary is exactly a font.
Ah ha! Of course you are correct! Why didn't I see
Oh well, I guess my system is for DESIGNING new
glyphs, and a regular font system can be used to
> After all, why do you think fonts are not
> appropriate for
> ideographic/pictographic writing systems?