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Re: Replacement suggestions for Century Schoolbook?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Replacement suggestions for Century Schoolbook?
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:19:19 +0100 (CET)

>> What i meant is: i would feel sorry if i couldn't use LilyPond's
>> new, unique, custom-designed professional font to engrave polish
>> national anthem or any other polish song because someone decided
>> that polish language is not important enough to be supported.
> Polish is like Czech a bit tricky because it has shapes that needs
> special treatment and thought.  The most obvious are the slashes and
> ogoneks (Ł ł ą Ą etc. ).  The use of w and other diagonals is
> different and requires extra care as well.
> Including Polish should not be a problem.  It should just be an
> explicit part of the brief if you do commission a font.

Yes, if we follow the route

  ASCII -> Latin1 -> Latin2 -> Cyrillic

(or maybe with different priorities), Polish is automatically covered.


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