From: Christine Snow (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 11 2009 - 14:25:30 CDT
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From: Christine Snow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Arial Unicode font - Problems with Chinese characters?
This question originated from a client. It's specifically about the Chinese
Traditional character "$B6q(B". Here it is using the SimSun font. When we apply
the font Arial Unicode to this same character, it apparently changes the
character to something completely incorrect $B6q(B . After 12 years, this is the
first time a Chinese reviewer has made these comments:
"But for either Chinese Simplified (CHS) or Chinese Traditional (CHT), it's
(Arial Unicode) not good enough due to the character set used. Some
characters look very odd, which are quite different from what we usually
read and write. This problem is more serious in CHS than CHT. Chinese person
can understand (guess) what it mean as we usually read a article by phrase
instead of character. "
This is obviously a serious concern. I would like to know if this has been
found by others and is a known issue.
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