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Re: glyph selection for Unicode in browsers

From: <jameskass@att.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 18:45:01 +0000
To: Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>
Cc: Markus Scherer <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>, Unicoders <unicode@unicode.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20020926184503.TGKR28665.mtiwmhc23.worldnet.att.net@mtiwebc20>

Tex Texin wrote,

> I would like to keep the sense of "Unicode font" as meaning a font which
> supports a large number of scripts, rather than meaning one that uses
> Unicode for its mapping architecture.

"pan-Unicode font"

I think Frank da Cruz coined that expression, but am not sure.

Since fonts do use Unicode mapping, some kind of modifyer is needed in
order to distinguish the big ones from the other kind.

Best regards,

James Kass.
Received on Thursday, 26 September 2002 14:45:34 UTC

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