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this morning's ramblings

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 09:17:09 +1100
Message-ID: <3E78EC65.5050908@vicnet.net.au>
To: public-i18n-geo@w3.org

Some quick links wrt to my ramblings today.

For those interested. There has been some discusisons on a number of 
lists about Ajami (l'Adjami) - Arabic script used to write African 
languages. Some of the discussion has been summarised at:

http://www.bisharat.net/A12N/Afro-Arabic_Symbols.pdf
http://www.quicktopic.com/18/D/y4dBcRx9hQWK.html

A summary (from SIL) of character requirements for some West African 
countries are at:

http://scripts.sil.org/cms/sites/nrsi/media/AfricanKeyboardv2.pdf

N.B. U+F208, U+F213, U+F214, U+F218, U+F21A, U+F21B, U+F219

Also a thread on the Unicode mailing list within the last 48 hours on 
alternative glyphs. Subject line was "U+00D0, U+01b7 -- variants or 
distinct chars?"

To illustrate the persian font issue: 
http://www.openroad.net.au/support/notes/persian.html


Andrew
Received on Wednesday, 19 March 2003 17:17:19 GMT

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