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RE: question

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 17:17:01 +0100
To: "'Russ Rolfe'" <rrolfe@windows.microsoft.com>, "'Salih Karadayi'" <salihkaradayi@superonline.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002401c35b6d$027dfd40$ec01000a@w3c40upc3ma3j2>


I did this on a Windows platform - either Windows XP or 2000.  Whichever
it was it would normally have shaped arabic for me,  but as I remember
didn't do that in the browser when using WEFT. 

Cheers,
RI

============
Richard Ishida
W3C

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



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ Rolfe [mailto:rrolfe@windows.microsoft.com] 
> Sent: 31 July 2003 18:32
> To: ishida@w3.org; Salih Karadayi
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: RE: question
> 
> 
> Richard,
> 
> 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?
> 
> RI
> 
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> W3C
> 
> tel: +44 1753 480 292
> http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/ 
> http://www.w3.org/International/ >
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/ 
> 
> 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:
> > 
>  
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/web/embedding/weft3/default.htm?fnam
e=%20&fsize=

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