From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 24 2002 - 13:34:16 EDT
At 09:46 -0700 2002-10-24, John Hudson wrote:
>At 06:47 AM 24-10-02, Otto Stolz wrote:
>>David J. Perry had written:
>>>An OpenType font that is smart enough to substitute a long s glyph at the
>>>right spots is the much superior long-term solution.
>>This will not work, cf. infra.
>To be accurate, it works for display of English but not for German.
>The British convention for using the long-s can be handled
>contextually, because it does not need to consider whether the
>letter is occuring at the beginning or end of a syllable.
Not even for compounds?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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