Re: problem with combining diacritcs in HTML5

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2012 09:51:09 +0100

On 7 Oct 2012, at 08:37, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> 2012-10-07 8:38, Bill Poser wrote:
>> I have a web page that writes into an HTML5 textarea via the javascript
>> dom interface. U+0332 COMBINING LOW LINE is incorrectly rendered as a
>> spacing low line in both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
> The issue is not limited to textareas but appears in normal text too, when the font is set to Courier New. You can also see the problem in Microsoft Word, for example, when using that font. The point is that this is a font problem, and you can see it in textareas because they typically have Courier New as the default font.

There's always Everson Mono. :-)

Michael Everson *
Received on Sun Oct 07 2012 - 03:54:20 CDT

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