Re: [XTalk] re: Greek fonts
- At 03:20 PM 3/4/2006, you wrote:
> >Sorry if you took it amiss Bob. I can assure you that it was simply
> >Yes- if each list person used utf-8 as their default mailer font and
> >their mailer were capable of reading utf-8, we could all see greek and
> >no one would have to bother with dreadful, sometimes incomprehensible
>I don't really appreciate the tone of this comment, which seems
>patronizing. (I apologize in advance if I am reading this tone into your
>words.) The point is that many subscribers receive their e-mail from XTalk
>in many different ways, and what works for you may not work for others.
meant as for information purposes only.
>I do appreciate your identification of unicode utf-8 as a factor, but thatI used to use eudora but stopped precisely because it doesn't use unicode.
>knowledge did not really help me. I do not read e-mail online, but with an
>email client (Eudora Pro) which is excellent for most purposes.
>For the sake of helping others who may have trouble with Greek fonts inThat's exactly why I thought it important to note thunderbird. It's
>XTalk messages, here is another solution that worked for me, and might work
>for others. I right-clicked on the body of the message and chose "view
>source". This views the message using Notepad, and Greek fonts are
>displayed appropriately. I found out that one can even cut and paste the
>Greek text from Notepad back into the message in my e-mail program (in edit
>mode) where I was able to save it.
>Given the wide range of media used on this list, I view it as legitimate to
>write on the list about methods to facilitate use and display of Greek
>texts for the benefit of those who may not yet have figured out how to do
free. It works on PC and Mac, and it handles unicode. If everyone
on list used it- it would make transliteration unnecessary as well as
making all cut and paste and other added steps.
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