Re: Unicode Cyrillic GHE DE PE TE in Serbian

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jan 06 2000 - 07:02:02 EST

Ar 03:38 -0800 2000-01-06, scríobh Paul Keinanen:

>Returning to this Serbian font issue, it seems that the font designer
>has simply copied the outlines for latin letters m and n for italic
>small Cyrillic t and small Cyrillic p, causing the ambiguity. The
>outlines for those two Serbian glyphs in the Serbian font should be
>slightly altered, so that a sequence of Latin m immediately followed
>by small Cyrillic t can be distinguished, at least if looking closer
>to the text.

Why? Would you want Cyrillic a to be so distinguished from Latin a? The
m-shaped italic TE used in Russian does not differ from Latin italic m.

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