Re: Ezra

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Mon Nov 22 2004 - 21:21:20 CST

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    Peter Kirk wrote:

    > Chris, this may be true for those of who are still using pre-Unicode
    > applications and code pages. But for those of us using Unicode
    > applications on Unicode-based OSs it is the PUA characters which are
    > stored. This point caused no end of problems when Word 97 was
    > introduced, and documents such as legacy Hebrew were converted to the
    > new format either according to the code page or into the PUA symbol area
    > according to certain details in the font which at that time few of us
    > understood. But in the past 7 years we have come to work mostly with
    > Unicode applications and so have almost forgotten about such pains.

    Your right! - it's been so many years since I used anything that used a
    Windows symbol font encoding hack that I hadn't hadn't noticed the
    change. Most of the more recent font-hack encodings seem to use
    "Windows ANSI" for the font encoding.

    - Chris

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