Re: Shareable/centralizable dictionary server software? (WAS: Size of your dictionary)
|From:||G. van der Vegt <gijsstrider@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 4, 2009, 4:48|
2009/4/4 David Peterson <dedalvs@...>:
> On Apr 3, 2009, at 8◊32 PM, Sai Emrys wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 8:19 PM, Alex Fink <000024@...> wrote:
>>>> ... and has:
>>>> - an xsampa, UTF8 romanization, and UTF8 custom font form
>>> UTF8? Who's gonna have their conscript in Unicode?
>> My presumption (perhaps inaccurate?) is that any custom font will use
>> Unicode underlyingly - i.e. you type some string of Unicode and it
>> outputs as something fancy in that font.
>> So this would be just <font face="yourspecialfont">foobár</font>
>> really. Simplest way I could think of supporting it.
> There's a separate problem here regarding fonts on the internet.
> I don't think that's a problem this project can hope to solve. It'd
> likely just have to have a place where one might store images, or
> have nothing at all in the way of orthographic support.
If browsers would just support css3, which allows you to let your
users download fonts.
There's also the issue of the font tag being an abomination, of course.