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Title: A Unicode primer: what is Unicode and why use 5.1?
Description/subject: A thorough explanation of what Unicode is, and why it is important to use it for documents which are intended for the long term. Only Unicode 5.1 is reliably searchable and not dependent on a particular font or font family. Links to Unicode-complaint fonts and Unicode keyboards can be found at the bottom of the page. Myanmar Unicode also includes Shan, Mon, and Karen.
Author/creator: Myanmar Wikipedia
Language: English, Myanmar, Shan, Karen
Source/publisher: Myanmar Wikipedia
Date of entry/update: 06 November 2009

Title: Myanmar and Shan Unicode 5.1-compliant Font
Description/subject: The Padauk font is one of the few Unicode 5.1-compliant fonts (true Unicode). It includes both Myanmar and Shan scripts in full. In order to use this font you will need a Unicode keyboard (see links below)
Author/creator: SIL
Language: Shan, Myanmar, Burmese
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2009

Title: Myanmar Languaqe
Description/subject: Unicode... Articles... How To... Projects... Notes... Downloads... Unicode Sites... The Great Migration... About... Contact... RSS.
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Myanmar Languaqe
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2016

Title: Pwo and Sgaw Karen Fonts
Description/subject: A number of Pwo and Sgaw Karen fonts...Open in a new page and unzip the files (that's the only way I can access the files using Firefox) -- other browsers may work differently - Librarian)
Author/creator: KHCPS
Source/publisher: KHCPS
Format/size: .zip/469k
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2006

Title: SEAlang Library
Description/subject: The SEAlang Library was established in 2005, with primary funding from the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA program, and matching funds from CRCL Inc. The Library provides language reference materials for Southeast Asia, with an initial focus on the non-roman script languages used throughout the mainland. These include: - bilingual and monolingual dictionaries (linked via: D), - monolingual text corpora and aligned bitext corpora (linked via: C, B), - a variety of tools for manipulating, searching, and displaying complex scripts. .... Thai; Burmese; Khmer; Lao; Shan; Karen; Mon; Vietnamese
Language: English, Burmese, Karen, Mon, Shan etc.
Source/publisher: S. E. A .L. A. N. G.
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 09 April 2009

Title: Unicode keyboards for Windows
Description/subject: To use Unicode, you need a compliant programme (e.g., OpenOffice, Word 2007), a compliant font (e.g., Padauk or Myanmar3), and a Unicode keyboard. Here are some links to the keyboards for typing in Burmese.
Author/creator: Nance Cunningham
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: various
Alternate URLs: http://www.thanlwinsoft.org/ThanLwinSoft/Downloads/#keyboards [Thanlwin Soft typewriter-style]
Date of entry/update: 06 November 2009