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RE: Script features by language

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 17:45:49 +0100
To: "'Bassetti, Ann'" <ann.bassetti@boeing.com>, "'Stephane Boyera'" <boyera@webfoundation.org>
Cc: <public-mw4d@w3.org>
Message-ID: <009f01cb4b87$7774c2c0$665e4840$@org>
Hi Ann,

Thanks for the comment.  Yes, I've encountered this problem before. I could use 'Writing Systems' here, but it sounds really clunky.  Hopefully it will attract some people who had the wrong expectation and give them a pleasant surprise ;-)

RI


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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bassetti, Ann [mailto:ann.bassetti@boeing.com]
> Sent: 30 August 2010 20:38
> To: Richard Ishida; 'Stephane Boyera'
> Cc: public-mw4d@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Script features by language
> 
> Wow, Richard -- very impressive!
> 
> A small comment on terminology .. When I read your note and page, I
> interpreted "script" meaning as in coding (e.g., "web script" or JavaScript). I'm
> not a coder, so who knows why, but that's what came to mind.  In fact, I
> wondered, "why does he need to detail this all out for code?".
> 
> I presume you are using the term as it is commonly used, so no changes
> necessary. Just thought I'd mention this goofy confusion on my part.
> 
>   -- Ann
> 
> 
> Ann Bassetti
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> Boeing Information Technology
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-mw4d-request@w3.org [mailto:public-mw4d-request@w3.org]
> On
> > Behalf Of Richard Ishida
> > Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 5:26 AM
> > To: 'Stephane Boyera'
> > Cc: public-mw4d@w3.org
> > Subject: Script features by language
> >
> > I put this together this weekend. Thought you might perhaps find it
> > interesting.
> >
> > http://rishida.net/scripts/featurelist/
> >
> > Provides information about script characteristics for a number of
> > languages. This gives a very rough idea of what is needed to support a
> > given language on a platform. You can also click on column titles to
> > rearrange the data to see, for example, which languages use right-to-
> > left scripts, which languages require the largest number of combining
> > characters, etc.
> >
> >
> > RI
> >
> >
> >
> > ============
> > Richard Ishida
> > Internationalization Lead
> > W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/International/
> > http://rishida.net/
> >
> >
> >
> >
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