Re: Fun with proof by analogy, was Re: Mojibake on my Web pages

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Sep 27 2003 - 05:19:20 EDT

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    At 16:27 -0700 2003-09-26, Peter Kirk wrote:
    >On 26/09/2003 14:31, Michael Everson wrote:
    >>At 06:08 -0700 2003-09-26, Peter Kirk wrote:
    >>>And probably most users of non-Windows systems are either
    >>>reasonably computer literate or are supported by IT departments
    >>>which should do the upgrade.
    >>Or have Macs and don't need any help. :-)
    >Indeed, unless they are "still running a Mac Plus with Mac OS 3.1 on it".

    In which case I doubt very much if you can use a browser at all....

    >I knew I had missed out the Mac community, largely because I don't
    >know enough about Mac browsers except that there is at least one
    >Unicode compatible one available, even if it is from Microsoft.

    What? Sorry, IE5 is not at all Unicode compatible -- at least it does
    a woeful job of displaying Unicode text. And it's no longer being
    supported for Mac OS. Safari and OmniWeb in my view do the best
    rendering; Safari is better at bidi.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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