Re: Greek Characters Duplicated as Latin (was: Sanskrit nasalized L)

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:05:43 +0100

On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 23:57:50 +0200
Philippe Verdy <> wrote:

> (But you could argue that an OpenType feature could also allow
> selecting the technical symbols in technical documents, if there's
> support in word processors for selecting such typographic feature;
> this is probably overkill because technical documents will anyway
> select separate fonts and styles for technical notations;

That feels overly optimistic - I'm still fighting against 'secs' for
's' and the Kelvin metre as a unit of distance!

Most resistances I encounter are on circuit diagrams, and these omit
the ohm symbol.

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