RE: Fonts, glyphs and infinite Unicode (was String name etc).

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 06:48:44 CST

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    > > to allow web pages containing Klingon characters to display
    > correctly, and so
    > > on.
    > So, every time I look at the Klingon page, my system will
    > automatically
    > download and install a font I already have? Wouldn't that
    > slow everything
    > down? I already seem to be on 'molasses dot com'.

    Everytime you download a page, and you don't have a suitable font already (whether among your system fonts or in a cache of downloaded fonts). With a bit extra smarts not every glyph need be downloaded.

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