Re: Lowercase numerals

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Nov 22 2002 - 02:55:44 EST

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    At 08:40 +0100 2002-11-22, Thomas Lotze wrote:

    >Then what's the way to distinguish between lining and text figures in
    >plain text?

    There isn't one. That's typography, not character identity.

    >Can this distinction really only be achieved when typesetting the
    >text, by switching between two fonts, one for each kind of numerals?

    Yes, and rightly so.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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