Re: Origin of Ellipsis (was: RE: Empty set)

From: Ilya Zakharevich <>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:19:02 -0700

On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 09:21:47PM +0200, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> If there's something to do now (given it is no longer used in CJK
> contexts), it's to strongly recommand that fonts map them to exactly the
> same glyph as the one obtained by aligning three periods in a raw without
> any additional space or kerning.

… unless preceded or followed by a period… .

AND: your “with no additional kerning” should better be read as
“exactly the same kerning as the kerning for the sequence of dots — 
which must be tuned up to follow the typography tradition of the

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