Re: Capital Sharp S in the News

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2008 - 19:49:25 CDT

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    Otto Stolz <Otto dot Stolz at uni dash konstanz dot de> wrote:

    >> De hoofdletter is een opgepompte versie met een hoekige bovenkant.
    > The capital letter is a blown-up version with a pointed upper
    > vertex.
    > Not entirely to the point:
    > · The exact glyph form is still under debate, hence you cannot (yet)
    > describe it in this way.

    Exact glyph forms are never as normative as that anyway. There isn't a
    single letter in the everyday Latin script (as opposed to IPA), or
    probably any other script, that isn't subject to at least some
    legitimate glyph variation.

    Doug Ewell  *  Arvada, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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