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RE: [w3c-wai-ig] <none>

From: P.H.Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: 29 Sep 2003 13:13:21 +0100
Message-ID: <3A1D23A330416E4FADC5B6C08CC252B98A3FA6@misnts6.mis.salford.ac.uk>
To: "WAI-IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Well, that's my point exactly. As it's unlikely that these places
will have all necessary fonts installed, simply unicode-encoding
something and relying on the user's browser to display it correctly
may not be the correct approach...and possibly a dual solution
involving both unicode and image (with english ALT) may have to
be considered...

Patrick H. Lauke
Webmaster / University of Salford

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Holmes [mailto:aholmes84@shaw.ca]
> Sent: 29 September 2003 12:10
> To: Lauke PH; WAI-IG
> Subject: Re: [w3c-wai-ig] <none>

> True, but why (as loose example) would someone say in an Iranian 
> internet cafe/library/what have you, be browsing a Russian 
> web site? One 
> would expect that a computer/browser being used would have the fonts 
> needed by the people from that region (ie. a US cafe might 
> have support 
> for Enlgish and Spanish while a Canadian library might have 
> support for 
> English and French).
> -Andy
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 08:14:28 UTC

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