Variation Sequences (and L2-11/059)
Janusz S. Bień via Unicode
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Fri Jul 20 02:25:23 CDT 2018
On Thu, Jul 19 2018 at 17:47 +0100, wjgo_10009 at btinternet.com writes:
> Janusz S. Bien wrote:
>> You seem to assume that my concern is only rendering.
> Well my thinking is that what you are wanting is a way to accurately
> transcribe documents and maybe printed books from Old Polish into a
> Unicode-based electronic format so that the information can be more
> readily studied, while retaining glyph information that is not
> presently representable using Unicode characters.
> I found the following.
> WJGO >> So you could if you wish try to make your own font
> JSB >Actually I tried:
> JSB > https://bitbucket.org/jsbien/parkosz-font/
> Thank you for the link to the font. I have studied the font in the FontCreator program (version 8).
> I remember that I produced an OpenType font using Variation Selectors
> and OpenType Glyph Substitution back in April 2017. I wrote about it
> and provided a link to the font and a link to a typecase document.
> Although that font is about chess, I am thinking that that is the sort
> of font that is needed for what you are wanting to do. This could use
> variation selectors or could use circled digits as desired.
> I am a researcher and I am looking for a worthwhile project related to
> typography in which to participate from time to time - no money
> charged, no money to pay - and I am interested in printed books of the
> incunabula period and the early sixteenth century.
> I do not know any Polish, but I do not need to be involved in choosing
> which glyphs are needed, so my not knowing any Polish would not seem
> to be a problem.
> William Overington
> Thursday 19 July 2018
Janusz S. Bien
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