Re: Character identities

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Oct 24 2002 - 13:34:16 EDT

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    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 *  *

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