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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Updated article: Character encodings: Essential concepts

This article introduces a number of basic concepts needed to understand other articles that deal with characters and character encodings.

The article has been updated with explanations of the terms ‘user-perceived character’, ‘grapheme-cluster’, ‘typographic character unit’, and ‘glyph’, and a warning about the vague use of the term ‘character’.

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Article published: Approaches to line-breaking

This article gives a high level summary of various typographic strategies for wrapping text at the end of a line, for a variety of scripts.

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