Unicode TTF question

From: Bruno Lowagie (bruno@lowagie.com)
Date: Wed Aug 24 2005 - 11:20:22 CDT

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    Hello all,
    I am writing a book on the generation of PDF files from Java/.NET using
    the F/OS library iText(Sharp). One of the chapters deals with fonts.

    I have parsed the 'PACE' page with the word Peace in different languages
    (http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/pace/) and I have made a txt file with
    the languages sorted alphabetically, followed by the word peace and
    the country where the language is spoken.
    See http://www.lowagie.com/iText/gallery/pace.txt
    (Make sure to get it in UTF-8)

    Then I have written a standalone Java program that parses the text
    file and produces a PDF document with all the data.
    Source: http://www.lowagie.com/iText/gallery/Pace.java
    Result: http://www.lowagie.com/iText/gallery/pace.pdf

    To display the word 'peace', I used arialuni.ttf.
    Unfortunately not all the characters that are needed are in this font.
    For instance: I am missing the word in Ge'ez, Etruscan, etc...

    Now comes my question: is there a font (ttf, ttc, otf,...) that contains
    the complete set of unicode characters so that my program can embed
    them in a PDF? If my question is utopic, please let me know.
    I'm a Java programmer, not a font specialist.

    Also if you find errors in the PDF or txt, please let me know.

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