re: re: Re: Why I Hate Palmtops (was: Re: SGML, XML and SML)
At 03:33 AM 11/28/99 -0500, rev-bob@g... wrote: >> >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?" In Japan, lots of people use pocket-size electronic organizers, and these things seem to have no trouble displaying kanji. The Rev has a point though: the difficulty of rendering text properly, particularly in an internationalized environment, substantially exceeds the difficulty of parsing XML. Like, by orders of magnitude. Draw your own conclusions. -Tim 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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