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Re: Readability of international language scripts

From: EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 10:47:49 +0000
To: Steve Lee <stevelee@w3.org>
CC: public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7EDCDA14-FF0B-4635-A16D-817B05DCE1EA@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Thank you so much Steve. I have a meeting with our Arabic linguistics expert when I return from Scotland on Friday. So i will then update the document and I am  sorry I can’t make the meetings on Thursday. 

Best wishes
E.A. 
Sent from my mobile phone

> On 7 Jan 2020, at 10:39, Steve Lee <stevelee@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> This message is mainly for the Editorial Team members who are working on readability of languages like Hebrew and Arabic. These use special Diacritics marks to improve readability.
> 
> In today's W3C EU meeting Richard Ishida mentioned his work summarising the key feature of various language Scripts. These provide a lot of detailed information, including on diacritics:
> 
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fr12a.github.io%2Fscripts%2F%23scriptnotes&amp;data=01%7C01%7Cead%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C992bd2f54fd54aad0f0c08d7935ddc46%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&amp;sdata=mp%2FxU63p7R%2B1jX8jEJoKxke0OmZ9bnZf7dYL63gRa48%3D&amp;reserved=0
> 
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fr12a.github.io%2Fscripts%2Farabic%2F&amp;data=01%7C01%7Cead%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C992bd2f54fd54aad0f0c08d7935ddc46%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&amp;sdata=IQQxOmqbRzW0vVnConOG9Hy4sAAKGJBAwNU7VC6%2FdEw%3D&amp;reserved=0
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fr12a.github.io%2Fscripts%2Fhebrew%2F&amp;data=01%7C01%7Cead%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C992bd2f54fd54aad0f0c08d7935ddc46%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0&amp;sdata=pbeFBcO9p0WokAWUva7MjoWamFdfhZVRQRuORwTjWiw%3D&amp;reserved=0
> 
> Richard also mentioned that he regularly gets notifications about readability resources/papers on academia.edu
> 
> Richard is Activity Lead and Staff contact for W3C Internationalisation work. I'm sure we could ask him to review any new patterns on the topic.
> 
> Steve
> 
Received on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 10:47:55 UTC

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