From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 15:07:35 CST
At 11:42 -0700 2007-05-04, John Hudson wrote:
>>As a type designer I maintain, with the
>>proposers, that the design of the capital in
>>those examples is in fact different from "an
>And as another type designer, I agree that the
>design of the capital eszett is different from
>an ordinary ß.
>But I still don't think it is anything other than a glyph variant of SS.
It is a glyph variant of SS only in the same way
that ß is a glyph variant of ss.
>To me the issue is how best to distinguish a
>desire for this glyph variant from SS when used
>as a double-s instead of sharp-s, and Unicode
>already provides a mechanism for that purpose:
I prefer character encoding for this; I understand you think otherwise.
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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