[Scribus] OT: Typing IPA characters

Rick Pasotto rick
Sun Mar 18 20:26:51 CET 2007

On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 08:09:49PM +0100, Maciej Hanski wrote:
> John Jason Jordan napisa??(a):
> > But now that I read the error message you posted above I see the
> > problem. You are not even on the page. There is no separate page for
> > IPA_Chart.rtf. The correct URL for the page is:
> > 
> > http://web.pdx.edu/~johj/
> > 
> > Just copy and paste the above into your browser exactly as it is --
> > don't add anything. That will take you to the web page. Then scroll to
> > the bottom of the page where you will see "This is the RTF file."
> > Right-click on it and then on "save link as."
> John, sorry, this is hopeless, I've done everything and believe me (I'm
> telling this as a guy who's spent the last 9 years doing such things for
> living), the link to the RTF file _is_  _broken_. It doesn't matter
> whether you right-click on the link (done), or go direct to the file
> (done too), as long as there is no such file at:
> http://web.pdx.edu/~johj/IPA_Chart.rtf
> Please just send me the file off list.

The problem is the tilde in the file name. It expands properly for John
but not for anyone else. It simply won't work in a URL for public use.

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