Testing devanagari script in e-mail

Charles Poncet carlo at PRAETOR.CH
Wed Nov 4 21:05:03 UTC 1998

Wow !! I don't have a clue I'm afraid. All I did was to hit the reply
button on my Netscape 3 browser where I had Devarakonda's stuff in
Devanagari because, I assumed, I have the right fonts installed. Why
this would not show up on your screen in the original message but in
the reply beats me.

Claude Setzer wrote:

>  Can you please tell us what you did to the message???  The original
> did not show up on my computer as Devanagari, but your response copy
> shows up fine!! Claude Setzer
>      -----Original Message-----
>      From: Charles Poncet <carlo at PRAETOR.CH>
>      Date: Sunday, November 01, 1998 2:01 PM
>      Subject: Re: Testing devanagari script in e-mailWorks
>      absolutely fine for me perhaps because I have both
>      sans12.ttf font and Xdvng installed.
>      I wish TYPING in Devanagari was that simple because all
>      available software seems to be unable to recognise that some
>      people do not type on American or English language
>      keyboards. I use a French keyboard and sure enough I have to
>      guess where to find the anuswara and the like because all
>      indications in the manual are wrong !! This is very
>      frustrating indeed.
>      If anybody has a bright idea how to solve that problem I
>      will be very grateful
>      Charles Poncet
>     > This is a test message. All the people who have sans12.ttf
>     > font
>     > installed should be able to see the sloka below in
>     > devanagari script.
>     >
>     > Ay< inj> praeveit g[na l"ucetsam!,
>     > %darcirtana< tu vsuxEkk…quMbkm!.
>     > This one if you have xdvng.ttf installed
>     >
>     > Ay:ù en:j:H p:r:ðv:ðet: g:N:n:a l:G:Øc:ðt:s:am:Î.
>     > udarc:ert:an:aù t:Ø vas:ØD:òkkÙXÙmb:km:Î/
>     >
>     >    -----------------------------------------------------
>     >

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