When you try to install files for East Asian languages, you are asked for a Windows XP installation disk. These days, Windows comes pre-installed, so few people have a real Windows XP disk. Here’s how to install without the DVD/CD-ROM. More
In this article I show you how to use multilingual UTF-8 strings with standard, unmodified OpenAccess oa-22.04p028 release.
In the last article, I introduced UTF-8, the popular 8 bit encoding of Unicode into multibyte character strings that can represent virtually every written language in history. I presented the OpenAccess software changes required to fully support UTF-8 and showed you how to convert your existing application software to properly manipulate UTF-8 in the OpenAccess oaString class. More
I once had a job scrutinizing Virtuoso schematics that contained many useful annotations written in Italian. EDA tools generally support only ASCII strings, but the Italian designers were lucky–theirs is one of the few languages that can be written naturally using the same characters as English.
If you speak a foreign language, you would naturally like your children to learn it, too. However, look around you, and you will find that only a few children actually become fluent in their parents’ language, and fewer still can read or write it.
We reared a Japanese/English bilingual daughter in the United States. To help you formulate a plan for your own family, I will describe the strategy we used.