|From:||Lars Mathiesen <thorinn@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 28, 2008, 17:25|
2008/7/28 Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
> Mark J. Reed writes:
> > Huh? In a font with an fi ligature, every instance of f followed by i
> > is ligatured, regardless of morpheme boundaries.
> Not by German typesetting rules, that's the point.
> Umm, if the point is that the kern of the f will break off the type if used
before i, f, or t on a Linotype machine, wouldn't you have to use a ligature
regardless of the sensibilities of the German spelling authorities? Or would
German printers insert a thin space in such a situation to keep the f out of