[EversonMono] Perispomeni (was: Everson Mono error?

Yannis Haralambous yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu
Tue Oct 20 08:29:33 IST 2009


Le 20 oct. 2009 à 08:47, Michael Everson a écrit :

> On 21 Sep 2009, at 02:35, John Hudson wrote:
>
>> Thanks for that. When I have some time, I will prowl through my  
>> palaeography texts and see if I can find any earlier examples: not  
>> to question Yannis, but to see if the circumstance of the earliest  
>> tilde perispomeni indicates anything about its origin.
>>
>> As Yannis notes, this form is entrenched in Greek printing, so the  
>> choice of form largely depends on who your target users are.
>
> The target users are people who want to use a monowidth font with  
> lots of Unicode coverage in their e-mail...
>
> Ẽṽẽrsõñ Mõñõ's tilde is rather large; one reason the bowl  
> is convenient is that it surrounds a breathing rather nicely.  
> Everson Mono also puts breathings and accents above capital letters  
> in Greek.
>
> I could change from inverted breves to tildes. Or I could keep the  
> inverted breves. What do people think about this?
>
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
>
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