Re: Unicode HTML, download

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Nov 21 2004 - 11:50:39 CST

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    Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya dot org> wrote:

    > Please don't use SIL Ezra for such purposes, which is a legacy encoded
    > and visually ordered Hebrew font, and is not rendered correctly in
    > IE6. Instead, please use Ezra SIL, which is basically the same
    > outlines but properly Unicode encoded. The URL given is for Ezra SIL,
    > and it is a free download.

    This makes things a little clearer: Philippe's bad advice to mix
    encodings was based on bad information, that doing so would be

    The best advice for Elaine's situation becomes simpler. To maximize the
    likelihood that readers will see the right glyphs, add a "font-family"
    style line that lists a variety of available fonts, in decreasing order
    of coverage and attractiveness.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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