Re: ligature usage - WAS: How do we find out what assigned code points aren't normally used in text?

From: Kent Karlsson <>
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 02:44:56 +0200

Den 2011-09-10 02:32, skrev "Stephan Stiller" <>:

> Actually, I *was* talking about purely typographic/aesthetic ligatures as
> well. I'm aware that which di-/trigraphs need to be considered from a font
> design perspective is language-dependent. But the point is that I observe
> that:
> (a) aesthetic ligatures are not frequently seen in modern German print and

I would assume that is because many commonly used fonts are designed in such
a way that letter glyphs don't overlap anyway. And then you should not use
any ligature. (Sorry if my original "should" implied otherwise.)

    /Kent K
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