Re: Character Identity and Font Selection

From: Andrew West (
Date: Wed Jun 08 2011 - 15:25:27 CDT

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    On 7 June 2011 11:34, Karl Pentzlin <> wrote:
    > However, a character, once selected, has to be displayed as the
    > "correct" character in all situations as long as the used font contains it
    > at all.
    > Otherwise, the character has a "multiple identity", which indicates an
    > erroneous unification of different abstract characters into a single
    > Unicode point.
    > Font selection is a selection for a stylistic or aesthetic preference,
    > not a means to select a specific character.

    I agree entirely. The UTC should not try to force a round peg into a
    triangular hole.


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