Revisiting the problem of how best to encode English text for transmission in messages.
From Text Twist and tossed coins, to Jackson Pollock and human genetics – a crucial toolset for life.
Word documents and PDFs containing mixed Arabic and Roman scripts do not display correctly. Why?
How can I insert special Sanskrit characters into a Pages document, and know that they are supported by my chosen font?
I often make notes of bridge conventions, for which I require easy access to the four standard symbols for the suits, clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades. How can I insert these most easily?
Most Central Government departments still depend on Microsoft Office. How will they and we cope with new official open standards?
Not this year, but in the future we have resolved to holiday in Georgia – the country, not […]
Standards like Unicode can be cumbersome when you are working in a remote place trying to build a tribal dictionary. SIL’s Graphite addresses that need.
In the first of a series, this explains how Macs work with Unicode, how to get the best out of that, and how to fix its problems.