[PATCH 1/2] Added a function to check if specific OS features are available

Henrik Brautaset Aronsen subsurface at henrik.synth.no
Mon Oct 22 04:40:10 PDT 2012

Den 20.10.12 16:35, skrev Dirk Hohndel:
> On Oct 20, 2012, at 7:28 AM, Lubomir I. Ivanov wrote:
>> On 20 October 2012 08:24, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is there a way to test if the selected font supports the required
>>> character instead of determining this based on the OS version? Would
>>> be more universal approach that way.
> In general I agree. But for the last few years the major OSs all have had reasonable Unicode fonts bundled.
> So this is mainly an issue with very old OSs. As mentioned, XP is more than a decade old.

Fun fact:  I just discovered that the unicode stars worked for me, out 
of the box, in the rc1-localized version in WinXP Pro SP3 (running in 
VirtualBox).  In the latest rc3, they don't work.

See the attached images.

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