Sunday, February 9, 2014

Thomas Milo: Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling

Thomas Milo gave a talk at Stanford on Feb 7, 2014 titled "Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling."

During this fascinating talk, noted typographer Thomas Milo described a project initiated by the Sultanate of Oman which aims to display, search and quote Qur'ān text on the web in a typographically stable and orthographically flawless manner, regardless the operating system or the type of web device.




A core observation of Thomas Milo's presentation described in this article:
https://www.academia.edu/2480199/Arabic_Amphibious_Characters_-_phonetics_phonology_orthography_calligraphy_and_typography_2009_




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