[NCLUG] Konqueror bug? Times shows up as greek...

marciot marciot at holly.colostate.edu
Fri Aug 2 15:24:25 MDT 2002

I'm wondering if anyone ever had this problem: When viewing certain web
pages with Konqueror (3.0.0-12, under RH 7.3), text shows up in greek.
I have the particular problem all the time when reading the online
Python docs. For example:


Look for the line that reads 'The next thing we add to our module file is the 
C function that will be called when the Python expression 
"spam.system(string)"is evaluated.' The word "string" shows up a gibberish.

Anyhow, I traced the particular problem to the stylesheet. Apparently when 
"times" is specified as a font, Konqueror uses the "symbol" font (in the 
Python docs, VAR is assigned times). Here is the simplest page I could come up 
with the reproduces the problem:

  <STYLE> * { font-family: times; } %lt;/STYLE%gt;
  This is greek to me.

I'm trying to find out whether this is a Konqueror bug and whether it should 
be reported. Has anyone else experienced this problem?

Marcio Luis Teixeira

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