Re: Glyphs for German quotation marks

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Thu Jun 15 2006 - 13:56:32 CDT

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    Andreas Prilop wrote:
    > Likewise, Unicode has lots of hyphens and dashes where ASCII
    > had only 0x2D.
    And likewise, U+2014 ("EM DASH") does not *have* to be exactly one em
    wide (em being a unit that corresponds to the nominal type size, auf
    Deutsch "Geviert"). As in all areas of type design, or even general
    design -- it's a good habit to follow standards unless there is a good
    reason to break them.

    Adam Twardoch

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