From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jul 17 2007 - 18:56:06 CDT
Sinnathurai Srivas wrote:
> Also I think that the data you received would still have code for dotted
> circle included within it, even though you are not able to see it.
> ie, It is not only a visible effect, but dotted circle is part of
> (archived) data.
No. The dotted circle is a display-level fallback mechanism, it is not part of the backing
text string. It will appear or not depending on the particular combination of shaping
engine and the font. In my browser, I don't get the dotted circle in the place you
illustrate, but I do get one elsewhere.
-- Tiro Typeworks www.tiro.com Gulf Islands, BC firstname.lastname@example.org We say our understanding measures how things are, and likewise our perception, since that is how we find our way around, but in fact these do not measure. They are measured. -- Aristotle, Metaphysics
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