Re: Symbola font (was: James Kass and Code2000 font)

From: Andrew West (
Date: Sun Oct 24 2010 - 10:12:52 CDT

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    On 24 October 2010 13:56, Andrew West <> wrote:
    > However, further testing has indicated that standard Windows
    > applications such as Notepad may blue screen crash on some systems
    > when attempting to render U+1F5FD (Statue of Liberty, but replaced by
    > a glyph for the Angel of Death in Symbola) with Symbola version 6.00
    > at high point sizes (pasting 12 x U+1F5FD into Notepad with font set
    > to Symbola 72pts reliably crashes my Windows XP machine, but not my
    > Vista machine). So I advise people to use the Symbola font with
    > caution.

    Symbola has now been updated to version 6.01 which replaces the
    problematic glyphs at U+1F5FB through U+1F5FF with the correct glyphs,
    and now seems to be safe to use.


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