Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

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:

> "Tristan McLeay" <conlang@...> wrote: >> >> Personally, I don't think it's fair to say that a particular glyph >> form >> is wrong, unless all the people who use the character dislike the >> form. >> Capital Eng is not defined by any script which mandates particular >> glyph styles, unlike lowercase eng. Even if it were, no-one thinks >> it's >> wrong that there's two possible glyphs for g, but the IPA says only >> one >> 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 >
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.
> 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. -- Tristan.