Where did UTF-8 go?

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Dec 30 16:33:14 PST 2004

Peter B. Steiger wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 09:41:00 -0600, Randy McMurchy sez:> 
>>The base of folks that are in a position to help you (same
>>configs and current packages) is very low. Don't be surprised
>>if there are no responses.
> I can understand that.  Actually I think the versions I'm using are all
> from the CVS book - for me, the latest *stable* version is as
> bleeding-edge as I dare to get.  I was just worried that my question was
> so boneheadedly stupid or poorly written that I had been written off by
> the community as a whole as a hopeless case.
> Let me ask you this, then: When you pull up a site with a non-Western
> character set (such as www.pravda.ru, Russia's equivalent of the Weekly
> World News here in the US) do the Cyrillic fonts appear, or do you get
> little rectangles with hex codes in them?

It displays as it's supposed to. I'll take your word that they are
Cyrillic fonts, it just looks like Russian writing to me. They don't
appears as rectangles with hex codes.

I used Epiphany as the browser.


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