Japanese Computing on Athena at MIT
NOTE: These instructions are intended for MIT/Athena users
only, and may not be applicable to other systems' installations of the
- Reading Japanese on the Web
- Help for reading the Web in Japanese
- Using Quicktime format files
- Platform-specific information on configuring your Web browser to
handle the Quicktime-format files used on this site
- Printing from the Web on Athena
- How to print Web pages containing Japanese text on Athena workstations.
General Purpose tools:
- a "Multi-Language Emacs" capable of Japanese text entry and display.
- a kanji-display capable version of the xterm software; it can
only display Japanese, and does not allow entry of Japanese
- a Japanese/English, English/Japanese and Kanji dictionary
- Dictionary-Linking Documents
- Instructions for using a tool to automatically build and display a glossary for a chunk of Japanese text
More complicated tasks:
- Netnews in Japanese
- There are over 300
Usenet newsgroups conducted primarily in Japanese. Using a mule-based
netnews reader ("gnus") you can read them, and participate in them, in
- Email in Japanese
- Again, using mule
as the user-interface, you can read and send email in Japanese.
- Text Processing in Japanese
description of the basic text processing capabilities available on
Athena in Japanese.
Japanese Subjects at MIT |
Japanese Language Program |
Foreign Languages and Literatures |