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

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Fri Jul 05 2002 - 07:45:59 EDT

An anonymous informer of Michael Everson wrote:
> >They still can't display characters their fonts don't have, just a
> >placeholder. But as everyone says, installing fonts is trivial. No
> >doubt many little kids know perfectly well how to install the
> > Atlantis font.
> Maybe these cogent comments will help end it.

Why not turning these "cogent" comments into a FAQ?

"Q. How can I display Unicode web pages in Arabic, Bengali, Devanagari,
Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Hebrew, Kannada, Khmer, Lao, Malayalam, Mongolian,
Myanmar, Oriya, Sinhala, Syriac, Tamil, Telugu, Thaana, Thai or Tibetan?"

"A. It's easy! Ask your kid to install the Atlantis font."

_ Marco

P.S.: No smiley. This is because I am ironic but not amused.

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