[Cuis] [squeak-dev] fonts, characterscanners and dead primitive 103

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 09:42:09 UTC 2013

On 9/5/13, Casey Ransberger <casey.obrien.r at gmail.com> wrote:
> Below
> On Sep 4, 2013, at 6:35 AM, Levente Uzonyi <leves at elte.hu> wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 Sep 2013, Casey Ransberger wrote:
>>> I'm not sure what the deal here is. It's native OS fonts, I think, and
>>> also something that hasn't come up to my recollection since Juan gave us
>>> a much-nicer-than-we-had (anti-aliased) font from Cuis.
>> I didn't really follow recent changes to Cuis, but AFAIK it only supports
>> byte characters, so those fonts only contain some latin characters
>> (Latin-9 maybe).
>> Levente
> I believe this is correct, though someone (Ken Dickey maybe?) has been
> working on a simplified Unicode implementation for Cuis.
> CC Cuis list.

Ken works on an Unicode - add-on to Cuis. [1] He has a working
prototype at this stage.

Cuis 4.2 [2] runs on 8 bit characters (ISO Latin 9 - ISO 8859-15) but
it can read and write UTF8 files. For any Unicode chars not in ISO
Latin 9 (ISO 8859-15), embed an NCR.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numeric_character_reference"

[1] https://github.com/KenDickey/Cuis-Smalltalk-Unicode
[2] https://github.com/Cuis-Smalltalk/Cuis-Smalltalk-Dev

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