NS2.1 Unicode font library could not be initialized

Rob Kendrick rjek at netsurf-browser.org
Mon Jul 6 09:29:32 BST 2009


On Mon, 06 Jul 2009 09:13:03 +0100
Russell Hafter - Lists <rh.lists at phone.coop> wrote:

> In article
> <20090706003522.53717189 at trite.i.flarn.net.i.flarn.net>,
>    Rob Kendrick <rjek at netsurf-browser.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 5 Jul 2009 21:03:02 +0100 Mike Hobbs
> > <mike.hobbs at antplc.com> wrote:
> 
> > > And all this trouble seems to be over fonts which
> > > NetSurf is never likely to use.
> 
> > But NetSurf doesn't know this unless it scans them.  The
> > solution to people swapping their sets of fonts all the
> > time is to remove the reason for them swapping fonts all
> > the time.
> 
> Do all other browsers actually go through this font scanning
> process, but not make it public in the way that NetSurf
> does?

None of the RISC OS ones support Unicode the way NetSurf does, or to
the extent NetSurf does.

B.



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