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LinuxDevices.com: Microwindows adds Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean fonts

Jul 11, 2000, 23:29 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Microwindows v0.88 will provide greatly enhanced support for Far Eastern languages. The new release adds support for Chinese, Taiwanese, and Korean fonts, using four different character encoding standards. Beta version 0.88pre9, containing the new support, is currently available for download from the Microwindows project website.'

"Support for the global standard Unicode-16 and Unicode-32 encodings, combined with Microwindows' support of TrueType font rendering allows many free and proprietary Chinese, Kanji, and Japanese fonts to be used in both the emulated Win32/WinCE API, as well as the Xlib-like Nano-X APIs...."

"Microwindows is an Open Source project aimed at bringing the features of modern graphical windowing environments to smaller devices and platforms. Microwindows allows applications to be built and tested on the Linux desktop, as well as cross-compiled for the target device...."

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