pdupre at gmx.com
Sun Dec 1 14:32:17 UTC 2013
So what is the solution ?
I tried fedora 16, fedora 18, fedora 19 (gnome3), all give the same result
a \Phi is shown when a \Delta should be displayed.
> On 11/29/13 08:36, Tim wrote:
> > Allegedly, on or about 29 November 2013, Ed Greshko sent:
> >> One interesting thing I discovered, at least on my F19 system, is if I
> >> highlight (copy) the Phi and then paste it into a terminal the
> >> resulting character is a delta.
> > That seriously points to it being a broken font, then.
> > What's on the page is an instruction to print character number whatever.
> > Depending on what's in the font, will be what you see.
> > If you copy and paste the text, you're copying the data about which
> > (numbered) characters are there. It'd take something that copies the
> > data, plus the formatting, and re-applies the same formatting (and
> > therefor same font), for an error to be repeated.
> > The original poster could test that out in any editor that lets them
> > change fonts. Type the character out several times, and change the font
> > for each of them, separately. When you pick a broken font, it'll change
> > what it looks like.
> Agreed.... And, FWIW....
> ∅ = U+2205 (What I see on one system)
> ∆ = U+2206 (What I see on a working system and what it is when looking at the bits)
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