Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Dec 4 10:44:52 UTC 2013

On 12/04/13 18:37, Ed Greshko wrote:
> The fact that it fails with the google-croscore-symbolneu-fonts package as well would indicate that it isn't a font file issue.  In fact, if you use something such as the Gnome Character Map you'd see that the character displays properly in that app no matter which font you select.

The KDE utility kcharselect is actually a bit better when paired with the output of od as it shows....

Various Useful Representations
UTF-8: 0xE2 0x88 0x86
UTF-16: 0x2206
C octal escaped UTF-8: \342\210\206

Which matches what I previous wrote....

[egreshko at meimei ~]$ echo ∆ | od -bc
0000000 342 210 206 012
342 210 206 \n

Getting tired of non-Fedora discussions and self-serving posts

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