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Fwd: Typesetting guillemots in vertical text

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 10:57:22 -0800
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Daniel's notes on guillemots, for archival...

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Subject: Re: Typesetting guillemots
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:56:52 +0100
From: Daniel Glazman
To: fantasai

1. french guillemets are not " or ' but  and 

2. I could not find any official typographic rule for them in
    vertical french; I could not find examples of them in vertical
    writing in french; they even seem "not recommended" in vertical

3. the National Print says Asian scripts may use them in vertical
    writings but in that case they're rotated for "aesthetic reasons"

Hope that helps.

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