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Re: Is it OK to use UTF-8 characters instead of entities?

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 11:59:52AM +0200, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> On 2009-09-16 11:32, Tapio Lehtonen wrote:
> > If that is OK, only problem is to find a font to use with Emacs22 that
> > shows all these characters.
> IIRC, you can use UTF-8 directly with gettext, po4a and friends.
> No need for hard-to-read XML entities.
> For Emacs: Sometimes a font is already available, you just have
> to choose another one than the default. Shift+leftmouse lets you
> choose from various sizes of "Misc" and "Courier" and sometimes
> another font size gives you a font with the right characers.

Fonts are such a dark art.  Is there any documentation anywhare 
explining how they work in Linux, xorg, and/or emacs?

-- hendrik

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