E-Sanvada and Sinhala UNICODE on OS X Leopard

I last blogged about Sinhala script support in OS X Leopard in April this year and didn't have much hopes of seeing correctly rendered fonts when I checked out E-Sanvada, a (great new) website on developmental issues in Sinhala. I was very surprised to see this: The Sinhala script on E-Sanvada is rendered perfectly. For … Continue reading E-Sanvada and Sinhala UNICODE on OS X Leopard

Blogging in UNICODE Sinhala in Sri Lanka

There's an interesting debate on about the merits of blogging in Sinhala, brought about by Apramana's Sinhala Blog Marathon. The two central issues of contention are whether blogs in Sinhala capture enough of an audience to be monetised and whether UNICODE is a viable means of writing and reading content in Sinhala online. The former … Continue reading Blogging in UNICODE Sinhala in Sri Lanka