Re: The glyph of the CAPITAL SHARP S

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Wed May 09 2007 - 20:04:19 CDT

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    Asmus Freytag wrote:
    > I buy that the minute the upper case forms of 'o', 'c' and (regular)
    > 's' are rendered with 'edges'. ;-)
    Well, no. But they all are simple shapes that are usually drawn with one

    > Frankly, looking at the examples, your suggested shape is very clear,
    > but it's not self-evident (I would not have recognized it, except
    > after having endured the debate on this issue with dozens of
    > examples). After 50 years of common use, who knows, but right now, it
    > works better if the shape contains hints of its lower case origin.
    Andreas Stötzner's "Graphokombinatorik" includes my proposed shape as
    (variant A1-B2-C1)


    Adam Twardoch
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