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Re: glyph selection for Unicode in browsers

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@mail.vicnet.net.au>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:46:42 +1000
Message-ID: <3D93D4A2.2090509@mail.vicnet.net.au>
To: Tex Texin <tex@i18nguy.com>
Cc: Kenneth Whistler <kenw@sybase.com>, unicode@unicode.org, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>


Tex Texin wrote:
> In the case of HTML, XML, CSS, ways to specify typographic preferences
> exist, and language can be expressed via "lang". We just need browsers
> and other user agents to make use of the lang information as part of
> font selection.

For me, this is the crux: that browsers have not implimented the css 
:lang selector.

Things would be easier if we could tie presentation (via css) to the 
specified language of a document or part of a document.


Andrew Cunningham
Multilingual  Technical Officer
OPT, Vicnet
State Library of Victoria


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