Unicode APL font

From: Edward Cherlin (edward.cherlin.sy.67@aya.yale.edu)
Date: Wed May 17 2000 - 01:09:56 EDT

http://www.vector.org.uk/resource/index.htm lists three freely
available APL fonts including

Phil Chastney's SImPL.TTF Unicode APL font for NT (92K zip)

I hope it will be used for the APL range (2336-237A, 2395) in Unicode
4.0 in place of the culturally inappropriate glyphs in Unicode 3.0,
pp. 523-527. The variable stroke weights in the Dels in the
overstrike combinations 2352, 2354, 2362, and 236B are ugly, as are
those in the Delta (234B, 234D, 2359), 0 (236C), and Greek letters
(2373-237A). The undersized five-pointed stars in 235F and 2363 are
*really* ugly. The points of the star should touch the surrounding
circle, and the shape is all wrong. :(

Edward Cherlin
"A knot!" exclaimed Alice. "Oh, do let me help to undo it."
Alice in Wonderland

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