[links-list] Re: Links 2.0pre6 - Cyrillic :-(

aludal aludal at softhome.net
Mon Nov 4 13:32:42 PST 2002


В сообщении от 4 Ноябрь 2002 06:32 вы написали:
> * On 2002-11-04 12:55
>
> * Eduard Werner <edi.werner at gmx.de> wrote:
> > > I have a complete Russian Cyrillic set (working on full Cyrillic set
> > > right now, and on "bolds".... wish they'd have italics on Links...)
> >
> > Great! I'm looking forward to it.
>
> Yes, great!
>
> > Antialias is not necessary for Kanji, I guess. I'd be content with
> > Japanese pages I could at least *read* instead of seeing trash. So
> > maybe these pngs could be generated automatically to render simply
> > a *readable* version of such pages?
>
> Hmm, IIRC there is a guy that did write a nice proxy that auto-
> converts Kanji to their rôma-ji equivalent. Maybe it is possible to
> use this as a basis and convert Kanji into their Hiragana equivalent.
> That should result in a readable version of such pages.
...."convert kanji into their hiragana equivalent(s)" <--- while this one is 
highly non-trivial conversion, it also must use a good daijiten's index list 
of ~10 Mbytes or more. Even a Unicode embedding makes more sense, sorry.
AU

> > Apart from that sloppy use of "transliteration" -- I guess that was
> > simply a slip of the finger.
>
> Yes to both. What I did call 'transliteration' is the representation
> that Links does use on ASCII-only terminals.
>
> Josef 'Jupp' Schugt

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