From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 08 2007 - 01:36:13 CDT
Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu dot org> wrote:
> My thinking is that an uppercase form of ÃŸ should always look similar
> to `SS' -- as TeX shows, which has introduced an `SS' glyph about 20
> years ago to make uppercasing give correct visual results. To make an
> `SS' glyph distinguishable from `S' `S', as needed in official
> documents like passports, why not adding a small `ligature connection'
> similar to the bow in the `ct' ligature glyphs formerly used in French
> typography (see attached image)?
For reasons that will be clear to all older Europeans, I wouldn't
recommend getting too attached to the idea of an "SS" ligature. See
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Flag_Schutzstaffel.svg if this is
still not obvious.
-- Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14 http://users.adelphia.net/~dewell/ http://www1.ietf.org/html.charters/ltru-charter.html http://www.alvestrand.no/mailman/listinfo/ietf-languages
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