From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 10 2007 - 00:08:55 CDT
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Latin letters have a feature not to forget: letters should remain readable
> and immediately recognizable from their distinctive top half...
Why? Is there evidence that we read the top halves of letters rather than the whole
letters? Do people frequently encounter text in which the bottom half of letters is obscured?
An observable characteristic is not necessarily a functional requirement.
-- Tiro Typeworks www.tiro.com Gulf Islands, BC firstname.lastname@example.org We say our understanding measures how things are, and likewise our perception, since that is how we find our way around, but in fact these do not measure. They are measured. -- Aristotle, Metaphysics
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