From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 30 2003 - 15:30:54 EDT
At 09:07 AM 4/30/2003, James H. Cloos Jr. wrote:
> >>>>> "John" == John Hudson <email@example.com> writes:
>John> There are ways to do this in an OpenType font, but it is
>John> definitely easier to do if you start from separate i and j
>John> characters, ... than from a single ij character,
>Would this not be a case for the double-acute (aka hungarian umlaut)
>mark? U+0133 U+030B ĳ̋ (if that works at all....)
>Seems a lot simpler than breaking it apart, seperately acuting the i
>and the j and then kerning them back together....
The double-acute is a separate diacritic: it does not represent two acute
accents per se.
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