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RE: Handling Aboriginal Languages

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:23:03 -0000
To: "'Brian Cassidy'" <brian.cassidy@gmail.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001701c97703$a1c43f10$e54cbd30$@org>

Actually, I think I may have just fixed the bug in IE.

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida@w3.org]
> Sent: 15 January 2009 11:18
> To: 'Brian Cassidy'; 'www-international@w3.org'
> Subject: RE: Handling Aboriginal Languages
> 
> Hello Brian,
> 
> I've been thinking that I need to get to grips with Latin-based language
> pickers and keyboard layouts for a while, so this morning before starting
> work I wrote one.  It was done quickly, so I may need to improve a few
things
> later, but it may be of some use to you for inputting Tli?cho?.
> 
> You can find it at
> 
> http://rishida.net/scripts/pickers/tlicho/
> 
> Hope that helps,
> RI
> 
> 
> PS: There seems to be a bug when you use in IE.  I'll have to sort that
out
> later. Seems to work fine in Firefox, Chrome and Opera.
> 
> 
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> 
> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-international-request@w3.org [mailto:www-international-
> > request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Brian Cassidy
> > Sent: 14 January 2009 14:48
> > To: www-international@w3.org
> > Subject: Handling Aboriginal Languages
> >
> >
> > Hello All,
> >
> > As a web developer in Canada, I've had to deal with both of our
> > official languages: French and English. Today I've been given a new
> > challenge as one of our clients wants to develop a site in some
> > Aboriginal languages (Tlicho [1] for e.g.).
> >
> > Now, traditionally I just do everything in utf-8 and send that across
> > the wire. However, with this language, are there even unicode
> > codepoints for it? If so, how would i do the data entry? There are
> > fonts available for the language so i could "cheat" and go that route
> > as well.
> >
> > Does anyone have any advice on what direction I should follow?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > -Brian Cassidy (brian.cassidy@gmail.com)
> >
> > [1] http://www.tlicho.ca/
Received on Thursday, 15 January 2009 11:23:12 GMT

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