[reportlab-users] Re: warnOnMissingFontGlyphs does not work?

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Jun 19 15:50:36 EDT 2006

> btw. please note, that even without the coding-specifier, i could have 
> simply used escape sequences.
> this '\xe6\x97\xa5\xe6\x9c\xac\xe8\xaa\x9e' for example is nihongo in utf8.

> i'm sorry but i don't agree. what do you mean by unpredictable?
> i simply would define a list of truetype files, and reportLab would fall 
> back to the next font file in case of missing characters. afaik all the 
> browsers do this.

I agree with this position.   Also, I read Japanese and we have just 
done a large double-byte project - I am well aware that when you mix 
Western and Japanese text, you want the Western font to be 'as good as 
usual'.  But we don't have the feature today and will have to try to fit
it in with other upcoming development...

- Andy

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