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Re: with unicode?

From:Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>
Date:Saturday, November 2, 2002, 13:51
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On Saturday 02 November 2002 12:59, Joe wrote:
> Is there such a thing as a Generic unicode font? > > I'm just I need to add some diacritical marks which don't have > individual characters...and I kind of want to be able to see them...
I think you want a _complete_ Unicode font, not a generic one. That's hard: there's no single font that contains all of any of the various versions of the Unicode standard. Not too mention that a single, simple glyph for every codepoint wouldn't be enough: many scripts use different shapes for glyps according to their place in a word. And Unicode doesn't encode (all of) them. Anyway, if you might want to try the following fonts: Arial Unicode (don't know where to get that) GNU Unifont ( X11's misc fixed (in you XFree86 distribution) Or you could use pfaedit ( to add the necessary to any font you like. Or even, what would be even better, decide to cooperate with - -- Boudewijn Rempt | -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE9w9fHdaCcgCmN5d8RAvfzAJ9HXruoWDexMHc9QqjFW3DH7pAltQCeOkQq 7kcbE9FYG5facY+FQVIK04U= =KzaW -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


Tim May <butsuri@...>