Re: Dotless J with stroke.

From: David Starner (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2007 - 10:57:47 CST

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    On Dec 11, 2007 9:58 AM, Andreas Stötzner <> wrote:
    > Would we accept a naming "LATIN SMALL LETTER BARRED LONG S" for what we
    > commonly know as being the Latin f ? That's it.

    We accept LATIN CAPITAL LETTER OI for something that has no relation
    to OI. In the larger world, we accept the United States of America for
    a country that's far from uniting all the states of America. Names are
    just names, and they're often less than accurate.

    > Perhaps you're suprised because you've seen for the very first time
    > this letter as it ought to look like.

    Perhaps how the character ought to look like has been defined long
    ago. The art of the typographer requires working within the range of
    what's currently acceptable.

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