At 08:58 PM 7/4/02 +0200, Michael Jansson wrote:
> > Michael Everson wrote:
> > 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.
>No they can't. Anyone using a modern browser on a modern OS would *still*
>not be able to read Hawaiians text, because they may not have a Hawaiian
>font. To support such a (simple) language on the web, you need web fonts.
Then install a bloody font! It's a matter of dragging it into the right
folder on Windows and the Macintosh; I think XP will let you left click
on the font and select Install from there. How much easier can it get?
(All recent versions of Linux have a Hawaiian font installed, by default.)
Anyone who needs 24/7 net access should either buy a laptop (if they have
real needs) or learn what a vacation is _for_.
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