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Re: glyph selection for Unicode in browsers

From: Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 14:59:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3D93590F.E5B25CD9@i18nGuy.com>
To: jameskass@att.net
CC: Markus Scherer <markus.scherer@jtcsv.com>, Unicoders <unicode@unicode.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>

Shouldn't that be something more like: pan-script Unicode-based font?

jameskass@att.net wrote:
> 
> 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.

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