UPA accepted into Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646
johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Sat Jul 13 13:09:37 UTC 2002
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Michael Everson <everson at evertype.com> wrote:
> >Kazuto Matsumura <kmatsum at tooyoo.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp> wrote:
> >> Dear Michael, Klaas, Trond and Erkki!
> >> Congratualtions and Many thanks!
> Our pleasure.
> > > Now it's up to us, the rank and file Uralists, how soon, if
> >> ever, the symbols become available on our PC/Mac. Let us
> >> show our readiness as well as eagerness to use them. It
> >> should be emphasized that they should be available world-wide,
> >> to use computerese (?), in every locale just as the IPA
> >> extensions are.
> Lots and lots of people don't have IPA fonts.
> UPA fonts should be fairly complex considering all the diacritics
> which are used in various positions and sizes. I have discussed with
> Klaas and Trond the possibility of developing a fully-Unicode capable
> font which could be freely available.
> One thing we all need to think about is how best to input such a
> large set of characters.
> Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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