From: Αλέξανδρος Διαμαντίδης (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 24 2007 - 17:01:45 CDT
* John Hudson [2007-08-23 10:53]:
> When the monotonic system was legislated in Greece, there was a
> brief fad for making strange tonos mark forms such as triangles,
I'd like to add that fonts like that continue to be made and used -
mainly for display uses, but I've also seen them in body text.
IMHO, there's nothing wrong with this for monotonic text, although
it's certainly not usual.
> The only caution I would raise about using U+03AC and other Greek
> letters with tonos in place of the equivalent extended letters with
> oxia is that some font developers, erroneously in my opinion, make a
> visual distinction between the tonos mark and the oxia mark, e.g. by
> making the tonos mark more vertical.
This is a source of much confusion, indeed!
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