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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: jadetex suit characters

Kevin Dunn wrote:
> I am using dsssl 1.71 and jadetex 3.10. I have ♥ ♠ etc
> in my sgml source. Jade transforms these into \Character{9825}, etc in 
>the .tex file. Spades and clubs look great, diamonds is a square rather 
>than a rhombus, and hearts does not print at all. The .log file 
>contains "Warning: Unknown character 9825, at 15826". If I replace 
>"\Character{9825}" with "$\heartsuit$" in the tex, I get a nice heart. 
>Any hints about where my toolchain is breaking down?
> On the HTML front, the suits appear as "?" with the ISO-8859-1 
>character set under netscape. With UTF-8 or UTF-7, the suits get 
>printed, but — appears as "?". All suggestions are welcome.

I don't think Norm approves of gambling. I once told him that I won 
AU$20 after playing 8 hours of Mahjong, and he was mortified :-)

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe@ns.aus.com, LPIC-1
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