Re: Sample of german -burg abbreviature

From: Philipp Reichmuth (
Date: Fri Oct 01 2004 - 03:00:21 CST

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    Asmus Freytag schrieb:
    >> see no reason given for us not to unify the handwritten symbol we
    >> have seen with BREVE ABOVE.
    > The map sample may have been hand lettered, however, there's no evidence
    > that suggests that the usage is limited to handwriting. On the contrary,
    > we have heard from at least one contributor that the symbol exists in a
    > font used by a Landesvermessungsamt, which is a German geographical
    > service on the state level, and in the context definitely a proper
    > authority on usage.

    In an answer to me dated September 26, the same contributor stated that
    the font Landesvermessungsamt's font from 1982 does not contain any
    combining breve glyph at all. The mail probably just didn't make it to
    the list:

    =========>8 snip 8<===========
    >> Do they contain a zero-width superscript breve glyph? Or any breve
    >> glyph at all?
    > No.
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