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[ESW Wiki] Update of "geoUnicodeConsiderationsWhenUpgrading" by Deborah Cawkwell

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Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 11:06:11 -0000
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The following page has been changed by Deborah Cawkwell:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/geoUnicodeConsiderationsWhenUpgrading


The comment on the change is:
complex scripts

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  ==== Rendering software ====
  
- Multilingual text rendering engines are built into operating system and browser installation. This is typically needed for 'complex scripts' such as Hindi, Urdu, Persian, ie languages which have characters that change appearance based on their context.
+ Multilingual text rendering engines are built into operating system and browser installation. This is typically needed for '[complex scripts ACTION DC edit multilingual text rendering engines: add Arabic & link to RI additional info on this - http://people.w3.org/rishida/scripts/tutorial/all.html#Slide0430]' such as Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, ie languages which have characters that change appearance based on their context.
  
     * Windows: Uniscribe
     * Macintosh: Apple Type Services for Unicode Imaging, which replaced the WorldScript engine for legacy encodings.
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