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Re: <font></font>

From: <Jukka.Korpela@hut.fi>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 12:59:55 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.4.10.9904281952100.23285-100000@beta.hut.fi>
On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Christian Davén wrote:

> <SPAN style="font-family: Symbol">p</SPAN>
> The above makes both IE and NN show the 'pi' character (from the font Symbol).

If that happens (and admittedly it happens often), it's
because of a browser bug.  See
http://babel.alis.com/web_ml/html/fontface.html

The Greek letters and mathematical symbols can be presented
using numeric character references. That works on Netscape 4 too.
But take care - a large number of browsers still don't
support them.

I don't see anything on-topic for this list in this usse
(this deals with browser support to currently defined HTML
and with some bugs and misconceptions), so please take any
further discussion to comp.infosystems.www.authoring.html
after checking its FAQ and archives. See
http://www.hut.fi/u/jkorpela/ciwah.html

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Received on Wednesday, 28 April 1999 14:21:20 GMT

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