[NTG-context] Asian Language Support

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon May 7 17:54:39 CEST 2012

On 7-5-2012 15:17, KUROKI Yusuke wrote:

> What the timing you choose to post this message!
> Several days ago, I, Japanese, firstly met Hans and had
> a lecture about Japanese typography and typesetting.
> Now it is the duration to prepare to think about Japanese
> typesetting in ConTeXt. It is note that hanzi option of
> ConTeXt is ugly for Japanese typesetting, it must come from
> some Chinese typesetting custom.

We need to define a handler similar to chinese and korean, but with 
japanese rules etc. I will make a basic setup so that we have a starting 

It would be handy to have some test files. For instance, in 
http://www.w3.org/TR/jlreq/ the text in fig 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 which has 
mixed punctuation etc.


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