Making Mongolian & Balinese work in digital type
In this presentation, Jo De Baerdemaeker & Rainer Scheichelbauer explain the way traditional Mongolian and Balinese scripts work and which technical challenges they pose.
The presentation explains the way traditional Mongolian and Balinese scripts work and which technical challenges they pose. It goes on to show the status quo of digital Mongolian and Balinese, from font production to application implementation, explains their shortcomings, and provides possible solutions involving recent type design software and technology. And for the first time, a working Balinese OpenType font will be presented to the public.