Re: Anything from the Symbol font to add along with W*dings?

From: Jukka K. Korpela <>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 22:51:25 +0300

14.8.2011 17:51, Doug Ewell wrote:

> This sounds like Jukka expects browsers to analyze the glyph assigned in
> the font to the code position for 'a' and decline to display it if it
> doesn't look enough like an 'a' (rejecting, for example, Greek 'α'). I'm
> not sure that is a reasonable expectation.

That wouldn’t be reasonable, but what I expect is that fonts have
information about the characters that the glyphs are for and browsers
use that information. Something like that is required for implementing
the CSS font matching algorithm:

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