Re: f-hook (was Re: Awful Unicode character names )

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Apr 11 2003 - 18:45:00 EDT

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    At 15:37 -0700 2003-04-11, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    >Michael wrote:
    >> I'd say that the character which needs adding is something so that
    >> African languages can be written normally with both roman and italic
    >> forms.
    >No, U+0192 is that character, and already has the correct
    >properties for it. The challenge for the type designer of
    >fonts for African languages is to design an f-with-hook that
    >looks right in roman fonts and a italic glyph for f-with-hook
    >that looks right in italic fonts.

    You're right, it's the florin that's the problem.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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