From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 22 2003 - 19:59:44 EDT
At 00:33 +0200 2003-05-23, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>From: "Asmus Freytag" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Styled text uses markup. However, for specialized texts, such as
>> mathematics, where loss of style-markup can completely eradicate the
>> meaning of the text, several symbol sets have been added to Unicode, where
>> the symbols look like styled letters, but function very differently (i.e.
>> as mathematical symbols).
>This creates some conflicting interest: which semantic for
>characters encoded in fonts: a style semantic if one wants to
>present Latin or Cyrillic text with a Gothic style?
"Gothic style" isn't a style. It's a font. There is no "Gothic style"
of Arial or Times in the same way that there is a bold-oblique or
bold-italic of each.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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