Re: HKSCS supplementary examples

Date: Mon Dec 08 2008 - 06:58:43 CST

Quoting "Julian Bradfield" <>:

> On 2008-12-08, Christopher Fynn <> wrote:
>> Was it the Unicode list software, my mail client (Thuderbird), or some
>> other process which converted Andrew's non-BMP example to a question mark?
>> Perhaps a good example of why non-BMP characters should be supported.
> Your mail client, most likely.
> The character is intact in the message as distributed (though I can't
> read it either!).

The character concerned was both intact and visible in Christopher's
reply to this list. A question mark may also be the browser response
to the absence of a glyph in any font.

Email clients often have difficulty - this account accepts anything,
but limits what one can send.

John K

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