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SIL Forum for Language Fieldwork 2007-005

Watch out! Unicode is coming

Author  Hunt, Geoffrey R.
Abstract 

This paper describes Unicode, a worldwide standard that will remove most of the problems people have had in working with fonts and scripts for minority languages. The change is coming; it is unstoppable. You need to know what is going on.

  Watch out! Unicode is coming
Published  2007
Subjects  Computer programs
Language technology
Linguistics
Writing systems
Keywords  unicode; character encoding; complex scripts; Writing systems; Computer programs