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Text Layout Summit 2007 July 4-6 in Glasgow, UK
This year's Text Layout Summit took place from Wednesday July 4th to Friday
July 6th as part of the aKademy gathering in Glasgow, UK.
The Summit schedule and other planning information are present at
Access to the audio and video recordings and to the presentations are provided below.
Audio & Video Recordings
An audio recording of the entire Wednesday morning session in .ogg format is provided
below. The file covering about 2 1/2 hours is apx. 85.8 MB in size.
Video recordings of the Wednesday afternoon presentations were made. These will be
uploaded as soon as I get the files.
Wednesday Morning Audio
Download the ogg file and use the time index below to jump to the discussions you are interested in:
00h 00m 00s Introductions around the table:
Daniel Glassey, SIL
Tim Eves, SIL
Sharon Correll, SIL
Kenichi Handa, m17n
Liam Quin, W3C
Ed Trager, unifont.org
Eric Mader, ICU Text Layout
Denis Jacquerye, DejaVu Font
Ben Laenen, DejaVu Fonts
Simon Hausmann, QT
00h 03m 20s Introduction to the Summit - Ed Trager
00h 14m 30s Open Font Design Toolkit Update: Denis Jacquerye, Dave Crossland, and Ben Laenen:
Introduction to Raph Levian's Spiro
FontForge and Spiro integration
Fonts : Are they art, functional tools,
or the munitions of wayward American insurgents?
01h 05m 00s IPA Font Update - Ed Trager presenting for Hiroshi Miura
01h 09m 00s IM-Bus - Ed Trager presenting for James Su
01h 15m 15s Fontima - Ed Trager
01h 32m 15s - OFL'ed Font Update - Daniel Glassey
01h 43m 00s CJK Unifonts Project Outlook - Ed Trager presenting for Arne Gotje
01h 52m 30s - "Pan" Unicode Font Discussion - Ben Laenen and Denis Jacquerye
02h 32m 00s - Open Font Community Involvement and Open Font Library Discussion - Holger Schroder, Ben Laenen et al.
Follow along with the audio or video by downloading the presentations below.
Nicolas Spalinger Open Font Design Toolkit Update
Nicolas Spalinger OFL'ed Font Update
Ben Laenen Pan Unicode Fonts Discussion
Sharon Correll (SIL) Graphite Notes
Kenichi Handa et al. (m17n) Font Layout Table: Knowledge Base for Complext Text Layout (pdf paper)
Kenichi Handa et al. (m17n) Font Layout Table (slides in HTML format)
James Su IM BUS
Arne Götje CJK Unifonts Project Outlook
Arne Götje's HeiTi-YuanTi Proof of Concept fonts
Ed Trager Fontima Font Manager for the Free Desktop (intro)
Ed Trager Fontima Font Manager for the Free Desktop (slides)
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Ed Trager World Typography Lightning Talk presented at DAM#4 (ODP format)
Ed Trager World Typography Lightning talk presented at DAM#4 (PDF format)
Ed Trager Long World Typography talk presented at DAM#4 (ODP format)
Ed Trager Long World Typography talk presented at DAM#4 (PDF format)
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Ed Trager Gladiator Components internationalized Web GUI and AJAX framework