[NTG-context] Re: does context support vietnamese?

The Thanh Han hanthethanh at gmx.net
Fri Nov 19 07:09:29 CET 2004


On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 01:45:17AM +0000, Adam Lindsay wrote:
> The Thanh Han said this at Thu, 18 Nov 2004 08:36:05 +0700:
> 
> >Hi Adam,
> >
> >ET5 was the first proposed font encoding for vietnamese; then it was
> >renamed to X5 with a few modifications. T5 is a minor update -- it's
> >heavily based on X5 but I don't remember what has been changed.
> 
> Thanks. The questions now seem to be, is there a significant amount of
> fonts/support files/work that relied on x5 that needs to be supported?
> Because I just discovered that there were some serious bugs in the
> ConTeXt interpretation of the x5 encoding, and that any regular user
> would have demanded that something be changed!

afaik nobody has used vietnamese with context yet, so just forget
backward compability and do what is needed.

Thanh


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