Someone replied to me privately on my comment:
> >I think this thread is rather pointless.
>It sure is. I'm kind of amazed to find people maintaining that
>because OS's do not include fonts for every Unicode character out of
>the box, these OS's do not "support" X language or even Unicode,
>because "some users" will never have the savvy or industry to add a
>unicode font for X to their system. And thus the totally obvious
>answer you stated is not good enough...What a stretch to promote
>>But modern browsers accept UTF-8 characters even
>>if the fonts aren't up to snuff.
>They still can't display characters their fonts don't have, just a
>placeholder. But as everyone says, installing fonts is trivial. No
>many little kids know perfectly well how to install the Atlantis font.
Maybe these cogent comments will help end it.
-- Michael Everson *** Everson Typography *** http://www.evertype.com
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