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Re: TECH: Unicode IPA Question

From:Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 3, 1999, 20:02
Paul Bennet wrote:

>Ok. I'm getting on with making an IPA font based on Times Roman, =
having already
>made the glyphs for Times Roman Bold. > >How should I proceed? > >1) Map the glyphs to 1-byte "typeable" characters so everyone and his =
dog can
>access them (this is what I've done with a coupla dozen chars for =
>purposes so far) > >2) Make several fonts, one for each "high-byte" value (ie "Unicode Page =
>"Unicode Page 01", "Unicode Page 02" etc) This is probably the =
"techies only"
>option. > >3) Make one monolithic font covering all IPA characters in the range =
0080 to
>036F, actually assigned to this range. > >Which of the above options do we all want?
-----<snip>----- If you ask me, I'd say the third option. I'm not too fond of having to=20 change fonts all the time when writing a document, so option number two=20 won't do for me. -kristian- 8)