RE: Can browsers show text? I don't think so

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 09:07:28 EDT

At 12:35 +0200 2002-07-04, Michael Jansson wrote:

>Take Polynesian languages for example, e.g. Hawaiian. This is a language
>which is based on Latin with vowels with the macron accent mark and a
>glottal apostrophe (the apostrophe is a real charcter, i.e. does not break a
>word). It's very difficult for them to use their native language in web
>pages, because there is no such thing as a Hawaiian version of Mac OS, or
>IE, etc.

There was a Hawai'ian version of Netscape 4. Anyway all Hawai'ians
have to do is make their web pages with UTF-8 using the characters
they need.

I think this thread is rather pointless.

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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