Re: Ezra

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Sun Nov 21 2004 - 18:04:41 CST

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    On 21/11/2004 23:02, Edward H. Trager wrote:

    > ...
    >Are you saying the difference in names is "SIL Ezra" vs. "Ezra SIL" ?
    >That's too confusing!

    Confusing, but true.

    > When I gave the URL, I checked that it was referring
    >to an "OpenType" font --and since it was OpenType, I assumed that it was the
    >newer version with a Unicode CMAP. If SIL still has links to legacy non-Unicode
    >versions of fonts which now also have Unicode versions, then they should make
    >this really clear to people. My apologies if I provided the wrong URL.
    No, you provided the right URL, but the wrong font name.

    For reference:

    For the Unicode font Ezra SIL, go to
    Do use this for web pages, but Hebrew accents may not display properly
    on some systems.

    For the legacy font SIL Ezra, go to
    Don't use this for web pages because it doesn't work with IE6. The
    situation is clearly explained at this URL.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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