Re: 03F3 j Greek Letter yot (was Re: IDN problem.... :( )

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Feb 15 2005 - 12:34:03 CST

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    At 13:10 -0500 2005-02-15, Patrick Andries wrote:

    >>But there are non-casing characters in casing scripts, e.g.
    >>Cyrillic palochka, apostrophes etc used as letters in some scripts,
    >>and arguably German sharp S.
    >Interesting question. I wonder if there a lot more unicameral
    >letters in bicameral scripts...

    I have discovered palochka to have regular case in handwriting.

    I think the default state is "casing" apart from letters where it
    really isn't possible or sensible to try to make casing letterforms
    for them. Why? Because evidence shows, again and again, people
    innovate case where it wasn't there originally.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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