From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 05 2003 - 17:08:37 EST
At 16:47 -0500 2003-02-05, Jim Allan wrote:
>There are often conflicting orthographic usages within a language.
>Language tagging alone does not indicate whether German text is to
>be rendered in Roman or Fraktur, whether Gaelic text is to be
>rendered in Roman or Uncial, and if Uncial, a modern Uncial or more
>traditional Uncial, whether English text is in Roman or Morse Code
We have script codes (very nearly a published standard) for that.
By the way, "modern uncial" and "more traditional uncial" isn't
really sufficient I think for describing Gaelic letterforms. See
http://www.evertype.com/celtscript/fonthist.html for a sketch of a
more robust taxonomy.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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