Re: Uppercase is coming? (U+1E9E)

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 15:07:35 CST

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    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
    >>ordinary ".
    >
    >And as another type designer, I agree that the
    >design of the capital eszett is different from
    >an ordinary .
    >
    >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 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:
    >ZWJ

    I prefer character encoding for this; I understand you think otherwise.

    -- 
    Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
    


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