Re: Klingons and their allies - Beyond 17 planes

Date: Sat Oct 18 2003 - 17:52:20 CST

Tom Gewecke wrote,

> It seems to me that modern software is perfectly able to "cope" with the
> PUA. Using OS X I can read and write email and web pages in Cirth,
> Tengwar, and Klingon perfectly well. The problems mentioned earlier in
> this thread disappear if one uses correct html/css for websites and uses
> html mail rather than plain text with the Mozilla mail client, which
> otherwise won't let you choose the font for incoming mail.

In addition to the problem of the OS substituting improper glyphs
from inappropriate fonts unexpectedly, there's often a problem with
line breaking.

Since the PUA has no properties, some applications seem to ignore the
space character and break lines arbitrarily, splitting words in the

Best regards,

James Kass

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