[duxhelp] Re: Plaguing overworked programmers with inane requests.

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 12:21:34 -0700

Thanks ever so much Sean. Some time after the weekend would be great.  The
relevance to DBT of course is that good braille can result from good UTF-8.
I had to ask somebody

You can write to me directly at
jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx


Thanks

Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 12:14 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Plaguing overworked programmers with inane requests.


> Jack
>
> I think I may have a solution for part of that, but its Friday afternoon,
and I am sure I am missing something from what seems to me an obvious
solution.
>
> But also, perhaps we should take it off the beta list since I have a
suggestion for conversion of your html files rather than anything to do with
Duxbury.
>
> sean
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Sullivan [mailto:peter@xxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: June 4, 2004 2:02 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Plaguing overworked programmers with inane
> > requests.
> >
> >
> > Jack,
> >
> > I really don't have any idea what you're asking about.
> >
> > - Peter
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> > Behalf Of Jack Maartman
> > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 2:55 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Plaguing overworked programmers with inane
> > requests.
> >
> > I really do want my left-handed giggle sprocket encoding.  I
> > am trying to
> > import Unicode text to save it into languages that don't play
> > by the rules,
> > E.G. Russian, Greek, Arabic and Hebrew, circumventing any
> > MSWord add-ons. I
> > think I've done this pretty successfully with some
> > translations of a text on
> > the Unicode Consortiums web-site. I say I think, because the
> > braille feels
> > as if it is okay, and I can always inventory with the
> > displayed characters
> > with the Duscii tables.
> >
> > I am trying, among other things to come up with a rough and ready
> > translation of the Koran, and polytonic Greek versions of the
> > Iliad and
> > Odyssey, the latter not likely to translate.  However, the
> > text is in html
> > entity refs, and apart from manually converting these into
> > the relevnt UTF-8
> > characters,I know of no way to do this under Win98.  If it
> > can be done under
> > XP, I'll either wait till I win the lottery, or write a macro
> > for my Dos
> > Text editor, to do a series of search and replaces.
> >
> > Does anyone have any ideas.
> >
> > Jack
> >
> >
> >
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