Re: Acceptable alembic glyph variants

From: Andrew West (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2008 - 05:19:32 CST

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    On 04/01/2008, Philippe Verdy <> wrote:
    > Some other interesting ligatures to consider are those used in Old French
    > (or Old Catalan) such as:
    > * The "pro" (or "per"? this depends on the way the word was actually
    > pronounced by various speakers) ligature (which car occur also in the middle
    > of a word or as a word prefix like in "profontd" that became "pfontd" before
    > becoming "fond" in today's French), written like a p with a horizontal
    > stroke cutting the descender, quite similar to a underscored p (however,
    > typographical underscores should not cut the descenders of letters).

    A750 and A751 in Unicode 5.1

    See <> for a proposal
    for many such special letters used in medieval manuscripts and early
    printing. These are all in Unicode 5.1.


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