Standaridized variation sequences for the Desert alphabet?
John H. Jenkins
jenkins at apple.com
Mon Mar 27 11:07:25 CDT 2017
> On Mar 27, 2017, at 9:56 AM, John H. Jenkins <jenkins at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 27, 2017, at 2:04 AM, James Kass <jameskasskrv at gmail.com <mailto:jameskasskrv at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> If we have any historic metal types, are there
>>> examples where a font contains both ligature
>> Apparently not.
>> John H. Jenkins mentioned early in this thread that these ligatures
>> weren't used in printed materials and were not part of the official
>> Deseret set. They were only used in manuscript.
> This is correct. Neither of the nineteenth century metal types included the letters in question. Nor were they included in any electronic fonts that I'm aware of before they were included in Unicode.
This should teach me to double-check before posting. Apparently, the earlier typeface *did* include all forty letters; it just didn't use these two. I don't know what glyphs were used.
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