Re: avoid unicode in the document? Duy Nguyen 31 Aug 2020 10:46 UTC

On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 4:28 PM Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen
<xxxxxx@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Am Mo., 31. Aug. 2020 um 11:10 Uhr schrieb Duy Nguyen <xxxxxx@gmail.com>:
>
> > I'm pretty sure default fontconfig configuration will attempt to fall
> > back to another font if available. I just don't happen to have any
> > fonts that cover "Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A" block.
>
> Does the ellipsis <code>&hellip;</code> show up correctly in your
> browser with your fonts installed?
>
> And what about <code>&lsaquo;token&rsaquo;</code>? Do they render
> better than the symbols I have been using so far?

Yes.

> > My point is probably opposite of Marc's, avoid unicode characeters
> > unless absolutely needed, and in this case '<' and '>' should work
> > just fine. Please don't update css to add more fonts because of me.
>
> Being used to all the nice characters TeX gives us, I don't want to
> ban Unicode completely, but I understand the need not to use too
> uncommon glyphs.

Ah TeX. So long. TeX can produce PDFs though (or postscript) which
don't need extra fonts.

To be clear this is a minor annoyance, it's totally ok to ignore this
and focus on real (content related) comments instead.
--
Duy