Re: TC articles display Greek & Hebrew
- James R. Adair wrote:
>I'm glad to know that the fonts work with Internet Explorer as well asIs the SPIonic font mapping unique, or did it borrow it from another
>Netscape. As for the aesthetic qualities of the fonts, I make no claim to
>be a font designer, and any font designers on the list certainly have no
>need to worry about competition ;). In fact, if someone wanted to design
>a nicer looking Greek font, using the same character map as SPIonic, it
>could be named SPIonic on the local system and substituted for our font,
>thus improving the display. The important thing to remember is that the
>character maps must match.
font? I'm thinking of the Silver Mountain Software fonts and other
packages. As far as I can understand the behavior of the HTML
<FONT FACE=> tag, one is allowed to specify multiple font faces to be
tried, e.g., <FONT FACE="SPIonic,Graeca">Mh=nin a)ei/de qea/</FONT>.
But even that trick will only work if the character maps are identical.
> If anyone runs across characters that don'tAll I can remember offhand is that the dagesh in the beth is a bit off-
>display properly (particularly on the screen, but also in print) in
>either 10 or 12 point size, I would appreciate hearing about it. I have
>in mind characters that are unrecognizable or just plain wrong, but I'll
>be glad to at least consider improving particularly ugly letters.
center, but that may be due to fit the narrower gimel.
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