> Do you have information on the WGL character set?
> This is the font that Windows users may have.
This is the character repertoire that most Windows fonts implement.
> What characters are in it and what are the character numbers?
> Is this a subset of Unicode?
It is a subset of Unicode plus two private use characters.
> Are the character numbers the same?
> > Agfa Monotype has told me that:
> > "We (MS and AMC) refer to this character set designation as "WGL".
We are the Borg. Your designation is now "WGL4". Resistance is futile.
> > "World Glyph List" [...] This is
> > really a misnomer in the sense that this is only a small portion of the
> > world's glyphs."
It is therefore now called "Windows Glyph List Four" and essentially
contains ISO 6937 plus all Microsoft/IBM 8-bit code pages, plus the odd
If you want to have a "World Glyph List", you'll probably have to take
full Unicode 3.0 and remove all the compatibility characters.
-- Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK Email: mkuhn at acm.org, WWW: <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/>
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