Re: The glyph of the CAPITAL SHARP S

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed May 09 2007 - 17:56:09 CDT

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    At 00:35 +0200 2007-05-10, Karl Pentzlin wrote:

    >ME> I put a PDF up with additional examples. See
    >As a native speaker of German, I tend to read the 2d/3d glyph as IS:
    >MAISSTAB = corn stick ??. Personally, I like 2f/3f and 2a/3a most (in
    >that order). 2b/3b and 2c/3c appear to me as a little too much "small
    >long s + small s"-like. 2c/3c look a little "blown up" at their lower
    >half, 2e/3e the same at their upper half.

    I tend to think that 2a-d look wrong next to capital S, though 2e and
    2f seem to get away with the teardrop terminal.

    I guess the best candidates are 2f, 3a, and 3f.

    Michael Everson *

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