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Re: Basic Font for Asha'ille Script

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Thursday, January 29, 2009, 5:21
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Chris Wright <dhasenan@...> wrote:
> The content-type for that seems not to be set correctly.
Thanks for pointing that out. It's fixed now.
> The metafont version looks reasonably nice, and the FontStruct one > seems clear enough -- suitable for a newspaper, perhaps.
I'm using it for studying on, so I can finally learn my own script. ;)
> I'd like to design a font for Sturnan, but that might be somewhat > difficult -- it's an abugida, so the vowels are non-spacing > characters, and each vowel has two forms depending on whether it's > before or after the consonant it appears on. I think I would need to > find a collection of fourteen non-spacing characters and about twenty > spacing characters, and then come up with a corresponding keyboard > layout.
Multiple forms and a good keyboard layout are a problem for me too, as well as good kerning and ligatures. The link to your Sturnan letters page -- -- 404s, FYI. -- AA