Unicode font binding and display are different issues from UTF-8 support.
The latter just means that you can translate UTF-8 into Unicode and do
whatever you can do with the result. The browsers are handling more Unicode
every month. Using your example, on Windows 2000, IE 5 supports Armenian,
along with a number of other "new" languages.
Probably a clearer thread title for what you're talking about is "Unicode
and browsers". It's a rapidly evolving story...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Everson [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, October 30, 1998 12:19 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: UTF-8 and browsers
> Ar 10:44 -0800 1998-10-30, scríobh David Goldsmith:
> >>Since the MacOs managers now support Unicode it would hopefully be a
> >>of time before one web browser or another support display of UTF-8 also.
> >Both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator on the Mac OS
> >have supported UTF-8 for some time.
> What does this _mean_? Does it mean that it can display Icelandic þorn
> properly? No, it doesn't. Is there support for Armenian? No, there is not,
> since Apple doesn't ship Armenian WorldScript (you can get it from me,
> This is what Trond meant with his question, which apparently no one
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