>On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Rolf F. Rehe wrote:
>> Kent, as you know, Hoefler actually produced 75 ligatures (he calls
>> them 'decorative ligatures') for the Requiem Italic font. It's an
>> interesting feature and it's worth a look.
>And see how many of these actually cross "word" boundaries. ;)
>But the most intriguing thing in this page is the observation
>that "each resulting combination has been inspanidually redrawn
>and added to the font, for a grand total of 75 ligatures."
>A <div> that inadvertently became a <span>? ;)
Interesting indeed. I think we're only scraping the surface on the
ligature matter. Easy answers may not necessarily be available.
Rolf F. Rehe
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