Re: Why blackletter letters?

From: Stephan Stiller <>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:03:44 -0700

On 9/11/2013 5:56 AM, Gerrit Ansmann wrote:
> That’s correct, but that did not seem to stop people from using a long
> s in Antiqua from time to time. There are a lot of post-1901 Antiqua
> display fonts that contain a long s as well as examples from normal
> text. This very rarely happens even today:
You are right. But practically, aside from display contexts (and even
there only rarely), a long s in Antiqua seems to be nowadays confined to
explicit discussions of the long s in Fraktur.

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