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ScriptSource allows you to associate your contributions with multiple topics or subtopics as well as with specific scripts, characters and languages. Below is the current list of topics and subtopics, with links to the topic summary pages. Please let us know of other topics that should be included.

Another rich source of information is the  NRSI Computers & Writing Systems site. For more information about topics, please see Help with Topics.

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Topics and Subtopics

  1. Alphabets, syllabaries and other systems for representing languages Writing Systems

    Alphabets, syllabaries and other systems for representing languages

  2. Scientific systems for representing speech sounds, such as the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) Phonetic Writing Systems

    Scientific systems for representing speech sounds, such as the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet)

  3. Graphemes used by writing systems and the phonemes they represent Graphemes and Phonemes

    Graphemes used by writing systems and the phonemes they represent

  4. Methods and guidelines for developing writing system software Developing Writing System Implementations (WSI)

    Methods and guidelines for developing writing system software

  5. Resources for developing localized software, including the CLDR Localization

    Resources for developing localized software, including the CLDR

  6. How phonemes are represented or encoded Text Encoding

    How phonemes are represented or encoded

  7. The international character-encoding standard Unicode

    The international character-encoding standard

  8. Converting between text encodings, and particularly into Unicode Encoding Conversion

    Converting between text encodings, and particularly into Unicode

  9. Sorting, collation, segmentation, transcription, transliteration Text Analysis

    Sorting, collation, segmentation, transcription, transliteration

  10. Converting text between scripts Transliteration

    Converting text between scripts

  11. Systems and resources for entering text on digital devices Keyboards and Data Entry

    Systems and resources for entering text on digital devices

  12. Font design, development, installation and use Fonts and Typefaces

    Font design, development, installation and use

  13. Tools and techniques of font-making Font Development Tools

    Tools and techniques of font-making

  14. Adapting fonts for web sites and applications Web Fonts

    Adapting fonts for web sites and applications

  15. Adapting fonts for use on mobile devices Fonts for Mobile Devices

    Adapting fonts for use on mobile devices

  16. Systems for transforming encoded text into rendered glyphs Shaping and Rendering Systems

    Systems for transforming encoded text into rendered glyphs

  17. SIL's open-source rendering engine Graphite

    SIL's open-source rendering engine

  18. Smart-font technology developed by Adobe and Microsoft OpenType

    Smart-font technology developed by Adobe and Microsoft

  19. Tools and ideas for publishing texts involving complex writing systems Publishing and Typography

    Tools and ideas for publishing texts involving complex writing systems

  20. Writing system software licensing models, including the OFL Software Licensing

    Writing system software licensing models, including the OFL

  21. Blogs

  22. News and articles about ScriptSource ScriptSource Blog

    News and articles about ScriptSource

  23. News and articles about computing for writing system implementation Writing Systems Computing - NRSI

    News and articles about computing for writing system implementation

  24. News and articles about font design and development Font Design and Development - NRSI

    News and articles about font design and development

  25. General information about this site ScriptSource Help

    General information about this site

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