[sword-devel] coptic -vs- fonts

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Fri Jul 27 15:36:28 MST 2012

On 27/07/12 23:19, Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
> Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com> writes:
>> I've found that GNOME tends to use a very excellent coverage font by
>> default for its UI elements. However, WebKitGTK might be defaulting to
>> a different font for display that doesn't include those characters
> Well, the whole point is ... it displays correctly already.  On Linux
> systems, anyway.  It *does* include those characters.  So what is the
> GNOME font discovery tool wanting to accomplish, considering that GTK
> has /already/ rendered it right?

I am not sure wrt unicode representation of Coptic script, but in
principle Coptic script is Greek script with extra letters. So, it could
be that the bit you show relies on Greek letters only, but the Bible
would require the whole range.

Just a speculation though


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