Re: Towards a classification system for uses of the Private Use Area

From: John Hudson (
Date: Sat Apr 27 2002 - 20:12:23 EDT

At 16:48 4/27/2002,
=?iso-2022-jp?B?GyRCJG0hOyE7ITshOxsoQiAbJEIkbSE7ITshOxsoQg==?= wrote:

>Is a fount something like a font? What is the difference between a fount
>and a font?

Fount is the traditional British spelling of font. Since the advent of
digital typography, font has become pretty much universal, but older
English sources use the spelling fount.

John Hudson

Tiro Typeworks
Vancouver, BC

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