Re: Proposal to add standardized variation sequences for chess notation

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 16:37:38 +0100

> On 5 Apr 2017, at 16:25, Asmus Freytag <> wrote:
> This matches the reply I gave Richard. Very nice.

15 seconds’ work, too.

> I think you could achieve the same with using just ligatures (no VS) and get the same result when using a proper font.

No, because yours isn’t as well thought-out in terms of the structure of plaintext chessboard data. (Probably only because I’ve been working on this with real fonts for a good while now.) See my next e-mail.

Michael Everson
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