Coloured Punctuation and Annotation

Asmus Freytag asmusf at
Wed Apr 5 19:29:57 CDT 2017

On 4/5/2017 5:14 PM, Michael Everson wrote:
>> On 5 Apr 2017, at 23:16, Asmus Freytag <asmusf at> wrote:
>> Do you have any examples of plain text that is rendered with parts of characters having white (opaque) background?
>> I'm not aware of any
> There are certainly MSS (in many languages) where some punctuation made of dots have some of the dots red and some black.

Agreed, those would be a challenge to reproduce with standard font 
technology and in plain text.

But for the same reason, they are out of scope for plain text (and 
therefore a bit irrelevant to the current discussion).


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