Re: logos, symbols, and ligatures

From: David Starner (
Date: Mon Nov 05 2007 - 08:45:05 CST

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    On 11/5/07, Werner LEMBERG <> wrote:
    > > c) there is no need for a ligature anyway, so why force one (that is
    > > visually distinct from not ligating) for "fliegen", or
    > Is there ever a typographical need for a ligature in the latin script?

    Yes, of course. fl and fi exist solely for typographic reasons; with
    fi in particular, you either get an awkward space between the two, or
    you get the top of the f crashing into the dot of the i.

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