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Re: What font is it?
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- Subject: Re: What font is it?
- From: Thomas Larque <thomas_larque@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 14:43:19 +0100
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> Also, are any of these early fonts -- complete with the long "ess" (s) and
> nice "ct" ligatures (and whatever other ones) and stuff -- available in
> digital format?
This is a spontaneous response, without stopping to look anything up on the
net, but I remember that somebody made available a font based on the font
used in Shakespeare's First Folio - which must still be out there somewhere.
I am not sure that it was a particularly utilitarian font, I remember
somebody commenting that it had important characters missing, but it is
I'll try to find and post the relevent Web Address when I have the spare
time to fish around.
And *please* if anybody does respond to Ron Koster's question, publish it on
the List. I - for one - would really like to hear the answers.