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Re: CPA - An ASCII-based phonetic alphabet

From:Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>
Date:Sunday, November 18, 2001, 9:46
On Sun, 18 Nov 2001, Roger Mills wrote:

> And Rosta wrote: (and I hesitate to quote, because Lord knows what will happen)... > > > I got lots of square boxes, but I changed the font to Lucida sans & get IPA. > This was a major pain in the > arse to do, tho. This is with Outlook 2000 under Win 98. Unfortunately HTML > format totally fucks everything up, so it's totally impractical to use this > as default. > > Well, whatever you did, it is a miracle. The first time I've seen real IPA in an > e-mail. Except your message was in 18pt Arial, and blue......(is it still?)
Not really a miracle. And sent his mail both in plain-text and html format. You're obviously reading the html-formatted mail, which includes a correct encoding specifier. So outlooky mua's can read real Unicode, but they have to be told that it's html... Boudewijn Rempt |