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Re: Cyrillic Rokbeigalmki Transliterations

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
Date:Thursday, November 29, 2001, 20:45
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Lars Henrik Mathiesen wrote:

> > Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 22:01:55 -0500 > > From: John Cowan <cowan@...> > > > > Frank George Valoczy scripsit: > > > > > By my count there are at least a dozen characters in various non-Russian > > > Cyrillic alphabets that are not in Win-1251, and some aren't even in > > > UTF-8. > > > > Cyrillic letters not in Unicode? Please let me know. I already know > > that the archaic letter IOTATED A is missing. If there are others, > > I can let the right people know so that there will be a proposal. > > That was my first reaction too (that Frank should tell you). > > But I'm not sure how Frank checked the repertoire. If you set an HTML > editor or similar to UTF-8 and look through the Windows Character Map, > you don't get all of Unicode, only what's in the selected font --- and > someone (you?) told us earlier that the commonly used Windows fonts > are severely out of date (Unicode 1 instead of 3).
I know I've said that the commonly used Windows fonts use a subset of Unicode 1 named WGL4 (Windows Glyph Level 4, I presume an earlier one was WinLatin-1, but I don't know about the others), this could be what you're thinking of Tristan War doesn't prove who's right, just who's left. - BSD Games' Fortune


Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>