From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jun 30 2005 - 11:25:13 CDT
At 07:53 -0700 2005-06-30, Peter Constable wrote:
> > I'm specifically looking for a base, not a combining mark.
>If there was an invisible base letter for it to sit on, then the
>baseline could be a combining mark.
>While I supported the invisible letter proposal, what I really favoured
>was an ellipsis base letter -- that is, a character that functions like
>a surrogate base when an actual base is not present, and that can take
>alternate visual realizations, such as a blank, a line or an x-height
I don't quite understand what you mean by the latter is, but I
certainly still do support the invisible letter proposal.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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