Re: Euro

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Fri Jul 28 2000 - 16:24:14 EDT

On Fri, 28 Jul 2000 wrote:

> Maybe this is how to settle the Euro glyph thing:
> Instead of talking about it, write the Euro glyph
> on a piece of paper with a pen, scan it in, and post
> it. If we STILL can't agree on what it looks like,
> very politely request that one of the people in CHARGE
> of this Euro thing please write the Euro glyph with
> a pen, and then scan in what she wrote and post it.
> Historically, aren't typeface glyphs based on handwritten
> glyphs? Why should some typeface designer decide
> what the glyph should look like?!

I was not talking about the shape. I think all of us have seen it, and
many have also read the documents which define its exact shape using a
ruler and a compass. I was talking about the origin of the shape.

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