Re: Glyphs for German quotation marks

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Sun Jun 04 2006 - 06:57:49 CDT

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    Andreas Prilop wrote:
    >> - the designers of most fonts do not take into account these different
    >> usages for U+201C, and U+2018, and their respective glyphs.
    > No, the problem is that the creators of a few Microsoft fonts
    > confused U+201C with U+201F.
    Actually, that was a deliberate decision, albeit slightly controversial.
    In small screen resolutions, telling U+201C from U+201D would be
    impossible otherwise. I don't see anything wrong with using Verdana
    quotation marks as they are for German or Polish.

    Adam Twardoch

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