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RE: question

From: Russ Rolfe <rrolfe@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 10:31:34 -0700
Message-ID: <F7B97826912BC4419D5DDF53B216945304669607@WIN-MSG-10.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
To: <ishida@w3.org>, "Salih Karadayi" <salihkaradayi@superonline.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>


This is correct.  WEFT allows you to link fonts to your pages, but does nothing about shaping.  That is left up to the system you are on.

Regards, Russ 

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida@w3.org] 
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 10:27 AM
To: Russ Rolfe; 'Salih Karadayi'
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Subject: RE: question

Last time I looked WEFT allowed you to see basic character shapes for Arabic, but didn't do the contextual shaping.  Has that changed?


Richard Ishida

tel: +44 1753 480 292

See the W3C Internationalization FAQ page http://www.w3.org/International/questions.html

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Russ Rolfe
> Sent: 09 July 2003 17:06
> To: Salih Karadayi
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: RE: question
> Salih,
> > How can I show all these languages succesfully. I don't know all iso 
> > codes of these languages and also language codes (exm.
> Turkish=TR but
> > Urdu ???)
> > and standard fonts. For example can I use "Traditional Arabic" in 
> > Arabic languages. ect. Please help me immediately. Sincerely,
> You may also want to look at Microsoft's Web Embedding Fonts Tool 
> 'WEFT'.
> It lets Web authors create 'font objects' that are linked to their Web 
> pages so that when an Internet Explorer user views the pages they'll 
> see them displayed in the font style contained within the font object.
> You find out more about WEFT at:

Regards, Russ (rrolfe)
One of the World-Ready Guides (wrg)
Are you World-Ready?  http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev
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