From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 11 2011 - 14:25:27 CST
William_J_G Overington <wjgo underscore 10009 at btinternet dot com>
> Noting what you write and not knowing enough about compression to comment, yet would it be helpful if someone could find from somewhere a font synopsis for a metal type font from the 1960s or something like that?
> There were more pieces of type with a letter e than pieces of type with a letter t and so on, with much fewer pieces of type for a letter z.
That might be a sensible place to start, if the input text is
constrained to the few dozen characters in the type case, and assumed to
be in the same language for which the type case was designed.
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