RE: [A12n-Collab] Latin alpha (Re: Public Review Issues Update)

From: Mike Ayers (
Date: Tue Aug 31 2004 - 11:33:37 CDT

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    > From:
    > [] On Behalf Of John Hudson
    > Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 5:47 PM

    > The Latin alpha is usually distinguished from the regular
    > Latin lowercase a by making the latter a 'double-storey'
    > form, whereas the alpha is a single-storey form. Of course,
    > this means that the distinction cannot be adequately made in
    > typefaces with a single-storey lowercase a, such as Futura.

            Would anyone have pictures of this that they could point me to? I'm
    not able to picture it myself.



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