Re: LATIN CAPITAL LETTER SHARP S officially recognized

From: Doug Ewell via Unicode <>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 10:29:56 -0700

a.lukyanov wrote:

> Is it possible to design fonts that will render ẞ as SS?
> So we could choose between ẞ and SS by just selecting the proper font,
> without changing the text itself.
> Or perhaps there will be a "font feature" to select this rendering
> within the same font.

I thought that was one of the main reasons we had Unicode: so we would
no longer have to rely on particular fonts, or magic font behavior, to
get character identities we expected and could interchange reliably.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |
Received on Mon Jul 03 2017 - 12:30:47 CDT

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