Re: Pango issue? Symbol font characters above A0 incorrect for multiple applications
- From: John Ralls <jralls ceridwen fremont ca us>
- To: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org>
- Cc: gtk-i18n-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Pango issue? Symbol font characters above A0 incorrect for multiple applications
- Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:12:20 -0800
On Mar 6, 2012, at 11:48 AM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> What are "symbol characters"?!
He means the non-letter characters at code points u00A0 - u00BF, u00D7, and u00F7.
Dunno what character set he's trying to use, though: u00A5 *is* the Yen sign, and the math X is u00D7.
> On 03/06/2012 01:54 PM, mathog wrote:
>> Symbol font characters with hex values >A0 (and <=FF) are generally displayed
>> incorrectly in Inkscape and Gimp.
>> The character shown is not the one corresponding to the hex value. For
>> instance, a5 is either X (times symbol) or
>> Yen symbol, when it should be the infinity symbol. Symbol characters <A0
>> display correctly. This
>> was seen on Windows XP SP3, with Inkscape 0.48.2, Inkscape trunk (from last
>> week) and Gimp 2.6.10.
>> The two applications give the same wrong characters, so the problem may be
>> with Pango, which they both use.
>> For details and examples for Inkscape see:
>> Thank you,
>> David Mathog
>> mathog caltech edu
>> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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