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Re: wingdings as system font

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2003 10:07:51 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200302151007.h1FA7qa03965@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> define (in your opinion) a "good modern browser" please

One that renders HTML correctly, and, in particular, does font resolution
correctly in this case.  I didn't test various browsers here, although
Lynx will never display m as mu (unless you lie to it about the screen
font encoding - with Windows, you generally cannot lie about the font
encoding, because the font and encoding are inextricably linked.

I know older browsers will, incorrectly, display m as mu if Symbol font
is selected.  It is likely that newer ones will do as well, in quirks
mode, because this particular abuse is common in the wild.
Received on Saturday, 15 February 2003 05:07:56 UTC

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