Re: U+2018 is not RIGHT HIGH 6

From: Michael Everson <everson_at_evertype.com>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 18:13:57 +0100

On 3 May 2012, at 17:53, Andreas Prilop wrote:

> Suggested solution:
>
> Correct the typefaces Comic Sans MS, Tahoma, Verdana
> in the same way as the typeface Trebuchet MS has been corrected:
> Make U+2018 a rotational image of U+2019.
> Make U+201B a mirrored image of U+2019.
>
> Make a clear statement in the Unicode standard:
> U+2019 rotated by 180 degrees results in U+2018.
> U+2019 mirrored results in U+201B.

I'll forward this to the editorial committee.

> http://www.user.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/quotation-marks.html

Thanks for including Everson Mono there.

Recently I was typesetting some Hawaiian (another Alice!) and I had occasion to modify Everson Mono a bit so that the modifier letter for the glottal stop is slightly bigger than the quotation marks. My Hawaiian colleague tells me that this is a rather common solution in Hawai╩╗i.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
Received on Thu May 03 2012 - 12:15:37 CDT

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