From: Asmus Freytag (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 03 2005 - 05:12:38 CST
At 03:02 AM 3/3/2005, UList@dfa-mail.com wrote:
>Asmus Freytag wrote:
> > >What I'm discussing is fundamental presentation forms -- the general
> shape of
> > >the character, not the typeface it is styled in.
> > And I am declaring that there is no such thing as a sharp dividing line in
> > this business.
>... There is clearly a conceptual difference between
>"characterhood", "basic presentation form", "typeface", and "typeface
>styling". Unicode is entirely based on that reality. You are suggesting it is
>an open, and undefinable question whether Helvetica should get codepoints.
>It is possible to find some examples that may in practice stride the line
>between the conceptual classes.
Glad you agree.
I would go further and say many examples can be conceived of in more than
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