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Re: More on text complement fonts
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: More on text complement fonts
- From: email@example.com (Alan Jeffrey)
- Date: Wed, 1 Sep 93 11:47 BST
>In which styles should they be available?
In theory, they should be available in all the styles that the Cork
fonts are available in, but that's quite a lot of MF work!
Once a suitable standard has been worked out, I'll include it in the
fontinst distribution, which means it'll be available for all the
>I don't see the need for small caps variants, but ...
It would be nice if the u&lc variant would also serve for the c&sc
version, but there may be a problem with some of the currency glyphs,
for example <rupiah> (Rp) and <florin> (f). Should these be set in
c&sc or in u&lc?
> single straight quote
> What about the arrows from cmtex?
I think dingbats such as arrows would be best left in a dingbats font,
unless they're very commonly used.
> Then, here are some currency symbols to add to the complement font:
>|C (vertical crossed C): Cedi (Ghana), Col\'on (Costa Rica)
Is this the glyph called <colonmonetary> in the Adobe Expert encoding?
> was the cent symbol proposed yet?
All of the currency glyphs in the Adobe Expert encoding will be
> Should care of /dollaroldstyle and /centoldstyle which are included in some
Yes, if the text symbol font contains oldstyle digits, it will also
contain oldstyle variants of some other glyphs, including <cent> and