From: Andreas Prilop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 15 2006 - 03:56:27 CDT
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, John Hudson wrote:
> In this illustration, what you identify as 'possible for English'
> isn't really possible in this style of typeface. That is,
> this form of opening quote is not acceptable in this style.
Actually, I have seen such quotation marks in English-language
books printed in Britain and the USA.
But, as I wrote, they are certainly not preferred. *If* you
want such quotation marks, then please use U+201B for them!
> I leave it to others to debate whether these mirrored forms
> in particular styles of type are acceptable or not for German.
> My point is that they are not 'wrong' in the general context
> of type design and are particular to certain type styles.
They are complety wrong! I am sorry to say this: But you have
no idea of German quotation marks!
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