[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: News of AFII: international standard registry of glyphs and their identifiers
At 14:59 1998-12-21 +0100, Lars Hellström wrote
>> <Peter_Constable@sil.org> wrote:
>> There is a final group that this registry might benefit: those
>> that are involved in developing algorithms for rendering of
>> complex scripts (those involving reordering, substitution,
>> etc.) Whatever technologies are used for handling such
>At least to me, this sounds pretty similar to what fontinst does. As far as
>I know, fontinst has nothing whatsoever to do with unicode, but
>standardized glyph names is certainly something it has use for.
Well, there is a list of over a thousand `standard' glyph names at:
including Unicode numbers. This includes both `standard' part of Unicode
and `corporate use subarea'.
Given no better alternative, I would recommend using those...
Berthold K.P. Horn Cambridge, Massachusetts