Re: logos, symbols, and ligatures (RE: Encoding Personal Use Ideographs)

From: David Starner (
Date: Sun Nov 04 2007 - 07:50:19 CST

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    On 11/4/07, Adam Twardoch <> wrote:
    > In German, it is considered correct to only use ligatures within one
    > part of a compound word, but not across the parts. For example, in the
    > same text, you would use the "fl" ligature in the word "fliegen" (to
    > fly) and you would NOT use a ligature in the word "auflegen" (to put on,
    > to lay sth on sth), since it's "auf+legen".

    That's perfectly fine for large changes, like the st ligature, but
    what happens when the ligature is solely there because the letters
    tend to crash together otherwise, like fl or fi? Is a small space put

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