Re: Irish dotless I

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Wed Mar 17 2004 - 05:04:18 EST

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    On 16/03/2004 17:47, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:

    > ...
    > Of course Celtic uncial fonts will have appeal only to a limited
    > market. But you shouldn't have to respell your words when the font
    > changes (as you would if Irish went to dotless-i, since when printed
    > in conventional fonts, it does have a dot on its i). We're after a
    > particular look here, and so a particular font. That font has limited
    > appeal? So does the look we're after. Someone who wants to write
    > Turkish in Irish-looking uncials will have to come up with his own
    > clever font that manages to have dotted and dotless i's and still look
    > okay.
    Or just use the accursed American Uncial, if there's a version of it
    which supports more than Windows 1252.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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