Colour font discussion in 2002

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Colour font discussion in 2002

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Now that colour font technology is well-established, some readers might find the thread that I started on Monday 24 June 2002 in the Unicode mail list archives of historical interest.

https://www.unicode.org/mail-arch/unicode-ml/y2002-m06/

https://www.unicode.org/mail-arch/unicode-ml/y2002-m07/

Please note that my email address used at that time is not one that I use now.

I tried to work out ways to encode colour font technology at various times over about the next decade.

So when I saw the solution that Microsoft produced I was very impressed by the elegant and straightforward way that the people at Microsoft encoded colour fonts, as that elegant way to achieve the result had not occurred to me.

William Overington

Friday 27 November 2020
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