IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Have a textbook or grammar book that you find particularly helpful? What about a learning tip to share with others?

Do you have Japanese fonts installed on your computer?

yes
22
96%
no
1
4%
 
Total votes: 23

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by two_heads_talking » Wed 12.03.2008 3:16 pm

kayuu wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:Wow, I never realized that being computer illiterate was the same as being disabled.. In that case, I need to see my disability officer about some compensation. :mrgreen: :wink:
It's not about computer illiteracy. Where's that mentioned? :P
it was supposed to be a joke, thus the smilies..

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by chikara » Wed 12.03.2008 9:56 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
kayuu wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:Wow, I never realized that being computer illiterate was the same as being disabled.. In that case, I need to see my disability officer about some compensation. :mrgreen: :wink:
It's not about computer illiteracy. Where's that mentioned? :P
it was supposed to be a joke, thus the smilies..
Unfortunately computer illiterates just don't understand emoticons :mrgreen:
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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by two_heads_talking » Thu 12.04.2008 9:50 am

chikara wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:
it was supposed to be a joke, thus the smilies..
Unfortunately computer illiterates just don't understand emoticons :mrgreen:
but I am computer illiterate and I understand emoticons.. perhaps I am the exception here? lol :wink:

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by kayuu » Thu 12.04.2008 7:36 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
chikara wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:
it was supposed to be a joke, thus the smilies..
Unfortunately computer illiterates just don't understand emoticons :mrgreen:
but I am computer illiterate and I understand emoticons.. perhaps I am the exception here? lol :wink:
I think maybe Chikara was talking about you not understanding emoticons, because I'm certainly not computer illiterate... being a computer science student and all. *confused*

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by richvh » Thu 12.04.2008 8:03 pm

Rather than obsessing over what percentage of your potential audience has appropriate fonts installed, why not provide a link to a server that will do the image replacement for you? LIke this one?
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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by Sairana » Fri 12.05.2008 12:07 am

richvh wrote:Rather than obsessing over what percentage of your potential audience has appropriate fonts installed, why not provide a link to a server that will do the image replacement for you? LIke this one?
He's not obsessing. He's gathering data for his class...

Too bad he feels attacked here. I guess Flash was just an A-bomb word for this thread... I'm sorry...

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by Harisenbon » Fri 12.05.2008 12:38 am

Sairana wrote:Too bad he feels attacked here. I guess Flash was just an A-bomb word for this thread... I'm sorry...
tis a shame he feels attacked, but I've found that people who are very vocally against something will often get into arguments with other very vocal people.

[Hmm.. For some reason I had phrased that much better before I hit the reply button, but now it just sounds all wonky. Ah well]

Like all technologies, there is a time and a place for flash. People who decry flash as the bane of the internet are (in my experience) either college students or professors. Or are trapped in 1995. ;)
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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by two_heads_talking » Fri 12.05.2008 8:48 am

Sairana wrote:
richvh wrote:Rather than obsessing over what percentage of your potential audience has appropriate fonts installed, why not provide a link to a server that will do the image replacement for you? LIke this one?
He's not obsessing. He's gathering data for his class...

Too bad he feels attacked here. I guess Flash was just an A-bomb word for this thread... I'm sorry...
Wow, I wish I could read minds too. :wink:

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by Sairana » Fri 12.05.2008 9:52 am

two_heads_talking wrote: Wow, I wish I could read minds too.
Do you see obsession where I don't? He just put up a poll and responded to comments. :P If deduction counts as mind reading, I oughtta be charging by the minute. :D

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by two_heads_talking » Fri 12.05.2008 12:32 pm

Sairana wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote: Wow, I wish I could read minds too.
Do you see obsession where I don't? He just put up a poll and responded to comments. :P If deduction counts as mind reading, I oughtta be charging by the minute. :D
Be careful with deduction, it's only a heart beat away from assumption.. and charging for assumptions is bad practice. :wink: :mrgreen:

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Re: IMPORTANT: Do you have Japanese fonts installed?

Post by kayuu » Tue 12.09.2008 10:52 pm

Like Sairana said, I am literally just gathering data for my project so that I can pass the damn degree! All decisions have to be justified, even the insignificant ones. This decision is pretty much insignificant, but I thought I'd add in a justification so that I don't miss out on any potential marks and I decided to come here and do it properly instead of making it up (which I could very well have done). My project is actually on natural language processing, formal grammar implementation and parsing - it has very, very little to do with web design/development, or even Japanese for that matter.

Richvh - my project will probably never see another Japanese student in it's entire lifespan (which is until April) so I am not looking for a solution. I am only looking for statistics. If I wanted a solution, I would've asked for a solution. I've said multiple times now, I already have a solution, should I need one. The only thing I need right now is statistics which is the only thing I asked for.

Thanks to everyone who has answered the poll.

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