On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Gary P. Grosso wrote:
> A user's query has been passed on to me, regarding
> CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER I and CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER SHORT I
> (U+0438 and U+0439). They pointed out that they
> noticed that when they are italicized, they look like Us
> instead of backward Ns.
A cursive cyrillic i looks like a cursive latin u.
A slanted cyrillic i should keep it's "backward n" aspect.
The preference between the two forms varies in different countries.
In Russian typography both forms are used.
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