Re: ISO 15924: Different Arabic scripts?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 05:06:00 CST

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    At 23:04 -0800 2005-11-18, Asmus Freytag wrote:
    >>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.

    That is an example of Roman long s used in a German book, not an
    example of German text being set in Roman type with the long s.

    Michael Everson *

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