Re: Character Identity and Font Selection

From: Otto Stolz (
Date: Wed Jun 08 2011 - 12:35:48 CDT

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    I had written:
    > The left, American style, quotation mark, and the right, German style,
    > quotation mark are unified in *U+201C*. While this works quite well
    > with the curly glyphs present in most Roman style fonts; however,
    > it fails blatantly whenever the quotation marks are designed as
    > oblique strokes
    > I guess it is too late now to dis-unify the two quotation
    > marks discussed supra.

    On Wed, 8 Jun 2011, William_J_G Overington wrote:
    > My solution would be to define two new quotation marks,
    > clearly distinguished each from the other

    Am 2011-06-08 18:47, schrieb Andreas Prilop:
    > We already have them: U+201C and U+201F.

    Definitely not! U+201F, the Double High-Reversed-9
    Quotation Mark, won’t pass by as a right, German style,
    quotation mark, as its curly glyph variant has the
    wrong bend (as the very name suggests).

       Otto Stolz

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