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Re: Placement of accents on italic fonts

From: <Peter_Constable@sil.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 10:16:16 -0500
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On 09/25/2002 02:48:06 AM Martin Duerst wrote:

>Expressed in these examples, my question is: For well-designed
>fonts, is c) (rather than b) or d)) a good approximation?

I'm not sure that any of these is a good approximation. Italic type is not
merely a slanted version of regular type. Within a given italic font, (b)
may be appropriate in some cases, (c) in others.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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