re: re: Re: Why I Hate Palmtops (was: Re: SGML, XML and SML)
> ** Original Sender: Tim Bray <tbray@t...> > > >Oh, to swipe a bone from the SML threads, here's another thing to toss in. > >I have a hard time visualizing radical internationalization on a tiny screen. Anglo- > >centric characters, I get. Asian scripts and Cyrillic...well, those seem a bit out of > >range. Again, am I missing something? > > Yes. Approximately 75% of the world's population. -Tim No, I meant "Am I missing something about the available screens, so that these visually complex glyphs are actually easier to display on them than I currently believe?" I am well aware that there are many people on the globe who use a non-Anglo alphabet; I'm just questioning whether current tiny screens are up to the challenge of serving the needs of those people. I just can't visualize squeezing Kanji into an 8x7 pixel matrix. Rev. Robert L. Hood | http://rev-bob.gotc.com/ Get Off The Cross! | http://www.gotc.com/ Download NeoPlanet at http://www.neoplanet.com xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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