Re: logos, symbols, and ligatures

From: Werner LEMBERG (
Date: Tue Nov 06 2007 - 02:45:42 CST

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    > > What seems silly to me is devising rules for ligation based on a
    > > particular style of writing and then insisting that those rules
    > > also apply for all other styles of writing of a given language.
    > Well, that's what those "silly" Germans have done. [...]
    > Sometimes, the differences are in your face (French spacing around
    > punctuation) sometimes they are subtle (angle of accents
    > French/Polish, ligation in German/Dutch etc.). But they are real
    > and they exist.



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