[thelist] html custom / hex characters

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Mon Sep 1 14:34:08 CDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 11:26:23AM -0600, Bob Meetin wrote:
> Anyone have a URL for a site that list custom characters (hex or other) 
> that work in all COMMON browsers?  Some really would be nice characters 
> fail in IE... go figure.  I have googled a bunch of sites but not found 
> exactly what I want.  Here is an example of what I am referring to:
> http://dottedi.biz/tools/html_custom_chars.php

First, if you send your pages encoded as utf8 do you need to use
entities?  Are there any current browsers that do not support utf8?

Second, is it the browser that renders the characters, or the
available fonts (glyph?) on the user's system?

Bill Moseley
moseley at hank.org
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