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CONLANG Digest - 3 May 2000 to 4 May 2000 (#2000-122)

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Friday, May 5, 2000, 16:29
>From: "Daniel A. Wier" <DaWier@...> >Subject: Re: CHAT: Reformed Latin-script writing for natlangs > >I'm way off topic, but I felt led to inform about Unicode-ready fonts of >all types. In fact, check out (forgot the US >mirror) and browse the web folders; for example, go to Win, then Fonts, >then TrueType, and look at all the .zip files of all sorts of fonts. >Metropol and Vera Humana are two really good fonts which work in >extended Latin, Cyrillic and Greek. (And tons of 8-bit fonts which just >happens to include a simple Tengwar font.)
Don't forget to mention Arial Unicode MS, which is about 24MB in size and has glyphs for the entire Unicode 2.1 standard. Nice, if you can stand looking at Arial....
>From: John Cowan <jcowan@...> >Subject: CHAT: Unicode font rendering (was: Reformed ...) > > 3) by finding and using the correct language-specific "ó" glyph > (the one for Polish should look a bit different from the one > for Spanish, with the accent closer to its base).
Polish kreska ... It isn't so much closer than it is a different direction entirely. *Muke! -- ICQ: 1936556 AIM: MukeTurtle "No one's ever seen or heard anything like this, Never so much imagined anything quite like it-- What God has arranged for those who love him."