[EversonMono] Swap half circles

Yannis Haralambous yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu
Sun Dec 7 12:58:45 GMT 2008


That is another point I wanted to raise: should the glyph width  
reflect the number of Unicode characters in the ligature? This would  
ensure proper alignement of text in cases where the number of  
characters is important:

Tableau                                   Oui/Non
=================================================
Un jeune garçon intelligent               Oui
Une vieille dame fatiguée                 Non
Une jeune fille affligée                  Oui
D'autres personnages                      Non

has proper alignement. But when I use ligatures, alignement is broken:

Tableau                                   Oui/Non
=================================================
Un jeune garçon intelligent               Oui
Une vieille dame fatiguée                 Non
Une jeune fille affligée                  Oui
D'autres personnages                      Non

If we consider a ligature as being a group of connected glyphs, there  
is no need that the width of the group is significantly less than the  
sum of the widths of individual glyphs. And it is quite unnatural to  
design several glyphs in a single glyph width...



Le 7 déc. 08 à 13:47, Michael Everson a écrit :

> I agree, though they aren't particularly splendid squeezed into a  
> monowidth em of 575. Of course one response to that is to use an em  
> of 1050; I have done that with Linear B for instance.

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