NRSI: Computers & Writing Systems
Sites of Interest
We have provided links to sites of interest in multilingual computing and other closely related areas of scripts and languages as well as a guide for finding language fonts on the Internet.
Sites on Scripts and Writing Systems
These are some sites on the Web with information about scripts, writing systems and orthographies.
The intent is to provide links to sites that describe scripts and writing systems, as opposed to sites that provide content in various scripts and writing systems, or that provide computing resources such as fonts (though some of the sites do provide such resources).
ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale) is the only worlkwide organisation dedicated to type and typography. ATypeI provides the structure for communication, information and action amongst the international type community
TechKnowLogia is an international online journal that provides policy makers, strategists, practitioners and technologists at the local, national and global levels with a strategic forum.
Language coding and standards
Unicode provides a unique number for every character, no matter what the platform, no matter what the program, no matter what the language.
ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee. Their official site.
Registration authority for ISO 639-2 (three-letter codes)
ISO 639-2 Alpha-3 codes (also includes the normative text of the standard)
ISO 8859-1 character set overview, tables of all characters which are available in the ISO Latin 1character set
Over 40 Pre-Conference Tutorials Indepth Sessions Featuring Over 200 Industry Experts; World's Largest Exposition on XML-Based Products and Services Quality Networking and Peer Discussion Opportunities
Keyman and Keyman Developer 6.0 are the latest versions of this popular keyboard management software program from Tavultesoft. The software enables users to design and distribute their own keyboard layouts for use with Microsoft Windows compatible software.
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