I have a question probably for someone from Microsoft:
In the Codepage 1252 table on the Microsoft site
the following characters are included:
8A = U+0160 : LATIN CAPITAL LETTER S WITH CARON [Å ]
8E = U+017D : LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z WITH CARON [Å½]
9A = U+0161 : LATIN SMALL LETTER S WITH CARON [Å¡]
9E = U+017E : LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH CARON [Å¾]
If I remember correctly, they were included because they are sometimes used in Finnish as a substitute for Sh, Zh, sh, zh respectively, found only in loanwords, to be consistent with otherwise regular rule of Finnish orthography - one letter for one sound. They are also used in the American convention for phonetic transcription (not IPA of course, how could it be :) ).
The problem is (on my Win98 system), that while 8A [Å ] and 9A [Å¡] can be found in the Character Map applet and are correctly displayed in all applications (e.g. Notepad), 8E [Å½] and 9E [Å¾] seem to be non-existent and are instead displayed by that irritating quadrangle.
However, if I open the text file using IE5 and set the correct encoding, everything is OK! It is not a font question because these fonts include [Å½] and [Å¾] for the Central European CP1250 anyway.
Do Windows and IE use different codepage table files or what?
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