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any ideas for slashed zero's



I am an amateur radio operator and the more pages I put up about
amateur radio the more I would like to put the slashes in the zero's
amateurs commonly use.  However most fonts on the PC don't include a
slash, not to mention that would limit me to a particular font.  I have
thought about using CSS to backup and place the slash over the zero,
not sure that is a great idea though.  I was wondering if any future
font specification was going to address this.  Then maybe I could use
something like &szero; in HTML, a browser that can't choose between the
zero's just places a "0" there while others go and get the one with a
slash.  Slashes are commonly used and needed due to the difficulty of
detecting the zero among other alphabetic characters, such as in my
call sign in the signature of this message.

I also kinda wonder what happened to the FONT stuff we all heard so
much about a year ago.

Please readdress replies to the proper of the two lists, or e-mail me
only if its not proper in either list.  I don't care to be personally
double mailed.

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