Re: Using combining diacritical marks and non-zero joiners in a name

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Date: Sat Apr 12 2008 - 07:04:21 CDT

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    Quoting Andreas Prilop <prilop2008@trashmail.net>:

    > On Thu, 10 Apr 2008, Otto Stolz wrote:
    >
    >>>>> http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/combining-marks.html
    >>
    >> - fixed-pitch: Lucida Console 1.60
    >> With this setup, I can spot no difference between the
    >> three browsers┤ rendering of your examples.
    >
    > Everyone but you can see:

    No not that simple, I am using Firefox on Dubuntu Linux

    > Internet Explorer └ = └ Ó = Ó

    These look the same

    > Firefox A` = └ a` = Ó
    >

    These look different

    (my email client no support these)

    John Knightley

    >> - IE has script-specific font settings; to be sure that
    >> you use the same font, everywhere, you have to assign
    >> it specifically for all scripts contained in your example
    >> text.
    >
    > No, these settings apply only the encoding (charset) of the
    > page. IE uses the Latin font for UTF-8. Define Times New Roman
    > as Latin typeface - and Arial Black as Greek and Cyrillic
    > typeface. Then Greek and Cyrillic letters will be displayed
    > in Times New Roman for charset=utf-8 and in Arial Black
    > for charset=ISO-8859-5 or -7.
    >
    >> - If a particular character is missing in the font you have
    >> specified, Firefox will get it from another font, which
    >> IE doesn┤t.
    >
    > IE 7 does this; IE 6 did not - another difference between
    > IE 7 and IE 6.
    >
    >

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