This is due to the fact that there is simply no font linking info in either
IE or Windows 2000 to handle certain scripts. If you explicitly use
particular fonts (say Slyfaen or Code 2000) then it works very well.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Lars Marius Garshol" <email@example.com>
To: "Unicode List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2000 6:28 AM
Subject: Re: Unicode on a website
> * Timothy Greenwood
> | Internet Explorer seems to do a very nice job of picking up the
> | available fonts, but Communicator is less good.
> MSIE 5.5 does pretty well, but for some reason it fails to display
> Georgian and Ethiopic, even if there are fonts that support these
> scripts on the system. No doubt there are other holes as well,
> although these are the only ones I've noticed.
> --Lars M.
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