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Re: International Characters

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 06:31:22PM +0800, Arne Goetje wrote:
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> On Tuesday 14 October 2003 17:32, Tom wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 11:55:11PM -0700, Marshal Wong wrote:
> > Another question: apt-cache show ttf shows several potential chinese
> > fonts.  Microsoft has a variation of Arial (and some others) that has
> > almost the full Unicode character set (it's like 30mb font) when you
> > install Chinese support; is there something like that for Linux?  Or
> > should I just use the Microsoft complete-Unicode fonts?
> For that case I have made my own chinese ttf font which contains the following encodings (it's a unicode font of course):
> Big5 (traditional chinese),
> GB2312 (simplefied chinese),
> ISO8859-1,2,3,4,7,9,10,11,13,14,15 as far as I remember... :) (means practically all western and middle european chars, plus vietnamese)
> HKSCS (Hong Kong extenstions) and CNS11843 (all currently encoded traditional chinese chars), as well as GB18030 (full set of chinese chars) are work in progress.
> Extended Bopomofo for Minnan (Taiwanese) and Hakka are also included.

Well, tw.yahoo.com, www.xinhuanet.com, peopledaily.com.cn, and
www.pravda.ru all look super!

Got anything for www.haaretz.co.il (Hebrew) and www.aljazeera.net 
(Arabic)? <grin>

I just love it when I surf somewhere random and it looks intelligble, even
if I can't read it!

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