Re: The glyph of the CAPITAL SHARP S

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Fri May 11 2007 - 13:06:12 CDT

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    On 5/11/2007 9:56 AM, Michael Everson wrote:
    > At 12:30 +0200 2007-05-11, Andreas Stötzner wrote:
    >> As for the code chart I strongly recommend to stick to the glyph
    >> presented by DIN on p.1 of the proposal (N3227r) for this choice is a
    >> result from considerations based on extensive historical and
    >> graphical research, undertaken by myself and others.
    > Well, we cannot just pop in an Andron glyph into the code charts,
    > which is why I have been exploring designs for the Times-like font I
    > am using. The glyph 3f in my document is a Dresden glyph as you
    > recommend.
    Michael is correct - the code charts must use a consistent font design
    throughout each script. The question can only be "what is the best
    design for the given font style?" which in this case is very closely
    based on Times, but, if possible, tries to be even more "plain vanilla".


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