From: Andrew West (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Oct 24 2010 - 07:56:37 CDT
On 13 October 2010 21:41, Andrew West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 13 October 2010 17:48, Doug Ewell <email@example.com> wrote:
>> At the risk of spreading unsubstantiated FUD, I experienced system
>> crashes (BSOD) twice in one day while trying to configure the
>> composite-font feature in BabelPad 22.214.171.124 (beta D) to use Symbola 6.00
>> on Windows XP SP3.
> Unfortunately this is a known issue with BabelPad and BabelMap, and
> not the fault of Symbola.
This problem has been fixed in the new Unicode 6.0 versions of
BabelMap and BabelPad that I finally released today.
However, further testing has indicated that standard Windows
applications such as Notepad may blue screen crash on some systems
when attempting to render U+1F5FD (Statue of Liberty, but replaced by
a glyph for the Angel of Death in Symbola) with Symbola version 6.00
at high point sizes (pasting 12 x U+1F5FD into Notepad with font set
to Symbola 72pts reliably crashes my Windows XP machine, but not my
Vista machine). So I advise people to use the Symbola font with
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