Re: Eng (was: Name mangling)
|From:||Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 15, 2005, 4:16|
On 15 Mar 2005, at 9.47 am, Damian Yerrick wrote:
Because Tengwar letter Oore is mixed in with Latin letters on ooh, a
daily basis. Anyway, whenever I've seen Tengwar and Latin intermixed
the Tengwar's been about the height of lowercase letters.
> "Tristan McLeay" <conlang@...> wrote:
>> Personally, I don't think it's fair to say that a particular glyph
>> is wrong, unless all the people who use the character dislike the
>> Capital Eng is not defined by any script which mandates particular
>> glyph styles, unlike lowercase eng. Even if it were, no-one thinks
>> wrong that there's two possible glyphs for g, but the IPA says only
>> form is correct. The enlarged eng form is commonly used, is not
>> confuseable for some other symbol
> The "incomplete D" is confused with U+E014 TENGWAR LETTER OORE
> At least uppercase thorn is good for sticking out your e-tongue
> symmetrically :-Þ .
I find lowercase thorn does the trick better, it aligns with the dots
of the colon.