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greek char in UTF-8

From: Guy Teasdale <Guy.Teasdale@bibl.ulaval.ca>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 15:35:47 -0400
Message-Id: <200005051938.PAA26737@hermes.ulaval.ca>
To: www-international@w3.org
I am trying to understand how it works:

I want to publish a text which contains non ISO-Latin Charsets. By exemple,
there are many greek characters in this file:
http://www.bibl.ulaval.ca/doelec/theses/memoires/1999/ChRiviere/riv007.htm
I chose to use an utf-8 charset in the Meta tag: 
<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

Everything works fine in Netscape and Internet Explorer IF AND ONLY IF the
client has the VERDANA font on its computer. Otherwise it displays an empty
box in place of the greek character.

Is it possible to display all these greek characters in any default font...
Times New Roman, by exemple. What am I missing?

P.S. I prefer to use UTF-8, I don't want to use the solution :
<FONT FACE="a Greek font">  qwerty </FONT> 

TIA





Guy.Teasdale
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