Re: ISO 15924: Different Arabic scripts?

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 01:04:30 CST

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    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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