From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 25 2009 - 23:33:20 CDT
Andrew Cunningham wrote:
>> Read Jukka's reply again. IE and Firefox use different mechanisms to
>> figure out which font to use. In the case of Tifinagh at least,
>> Firefox's mechanism works better than IE's.
> depends on your point of view. Firefox's approach is fairly haphazard,
> and can result in very ugly ransom note effects.
It does in some other cases, but *in the case of Tifinagh*, the choice
is between seeing Tifinagh letters and seeing boxes. Try feeding the
HTML below to both browsers. Note the absence of CSS and other
"typography" hints. (Disclaimer: I have Code2000 installed.)
ⴵ ⴶ ⴷ ⴸ ⴹ
I'm not a Firefox zealot, and definitely don't want to get involved in
Browser Wars. I'm just seeing what I'm seeing.
-- Doug Ewell * Thornton, Colorado, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14 http://www.ewellic.org http://www1.ietf.org/html.charters/ltru-charter.html http://www.alvestrand.no/mailman/listinfo/ietf-languages ˆ
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