metric for block coverage

James Kass via Unicode unicode at
Sun Feb 18 06:09:44 CST 2018

Adam Borowski wrote,

> What I'm thinking, is that a beautiful font that covers Russian, Ukrainian,
> Serbian, Kazakh, Mongolian cyr, etc., should be recommended to users before
> one whose only grace is including every single codepoint.

If there's any language tag in addition to 'dflt' (default) under a
particular script, the font is likely to be more expert in its
development.  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and both fancy and
utilitarian typefaces can be typographically elegant.

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