Philip Shade K- wrote:
> Anyway I have always been interested in doing foreign font
> sets, especially Cyrillic.
> Does anyone know of a good cyrillic font (preferably free
> or shareware) that I can deconstruct to learn the ascii
> layout and letter forms?
I'm sure you can find one, but be very careful
about assuming that the layout you run into is
any kind of standard. There are a bunch running
around. In the end, the safest encoding to use
now is Microsoft's, although it doesn't support
As for the "rules" of Cyrillic letterforms (as far as
the conventional forms), the best thing I've seen so
far is Maxim Zhukov's article in Typography Papers #1.