From: Asmus Freytag (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 01:04:30 CST
On 11/18/2005 9:50 AM, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 18:20 +0100 2005-11-18, Andreas Prilop wrote:
>> "Long s" is U+017F, which exists in both Latf and Latn.
>> The Unicode standard shows this letter in normal Latin type,
>> not Fraktur. In the past, you would use the "long s" in the
>> same way for the normal Latin as for Fraktur.
> German was not, in Roman type, normally written with the long s.
This is flatly incorrect. I have in my possession a scan from an old book
that clearly shows the use of long s in the word 'disposition' - which,
as common for words of Latin origin when part of a German text,
is printed in Roman style in an otherwise Fraktur book.
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