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Re: greek char in UTF-8

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 13:47:40 -0700
Message-ID: <3913336C.23C4824F@netscape.com>
To: Guy Teasdale <Guy.Teasdale@bibl.ulaval.ca>
CC: www-international@w3.org
Use Netscape6 PR1 or mozilla.

Guy Teasdale wrote:

> 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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