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Re: UTF-8

From: Jean-Michel POURE <jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr>
To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UTF-8
Date: 2001-11-09 10:21:28
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>Yes, isn't this also the case with Unicode data? When you mentioned that
>before I asked how to fix it and nobody could tell me... There was mention
>of using a Unicode font, but that was many megabytes in size as I recall.

Yes, you are right.
I am doing a test with Arial Unicode MS
/Later JMP

Arial Unicode MS – 51,180 glyphs in version 0.86
This font file is around 23.0 MB, and using it can slow down your computer.
Platforms: Windows
Unicode ranges: Basic Latin; Latin-1 Supplement; Latin Extended-A; Latin 
Extended-B; IPA Extensions; Spacing Modifier Letters; Combining Diacritical 
Marks; Greek; Cyrillic; Armenian; Hebrew; Arabic; Devanagari; Bengali; 
Gurmukhi; Gujarati; Oriya; Tamil; Telugu; Kannada; Malayalam; Thai; Lao; 
Tibetan; Georgian; Hangul Jamo; Latin Extended Additional; Greek Extended; 
General Punctuation; Superscripts and Subscripts; Currency Symbols; 
Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols; Letterlike Symbols; Number Forms; 
Arrows; Mathematical Operators; Miscellaneous Technical; Control Pictures; 
Optical Character Recognition; Enclosed Alphanumerics; Box Drawing; Block 
Elements; Geometric Shapes; Miscellaneous Symbols; Dingbats; CJK Symbols 
and Punctuation; Hiragana; Katakana; Bopomofo; Hangul Compatibility Jamo; 
Kanbun; Enclosed CJK Letters and Months; CJK Compatibility; CJK Unified 
Ideographs; Hangul Syllables; CJK Compatibility Ideographs; Alphabetic 
Presentation Forms; Arabic Presentation Forms-A; Combining Half Marks; CJK 
Compatibility Forms; Small Form Variants; Arabic Presentation Forms-B; 
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms; Specials
Availability: Supplied with Office 2000 and FrontPage 2000. Free download 
(with licence restrictions) from Arial Unicode MS Font for Publisher 2000.


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