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Hi Ricardo, *

RGB ES schrieb:
I can see a problem on this discussion: a sans serif "i" should not
have, ehr, serifs...

You're right. But many of the professional font contain the "fi" ligature (as Unicode character U+FB03) with an extended "f" bar to the "i".

I mean, the i on a sans serif font should NOT have horizontal lines,
and because of that it cannot be combined with the f. A sans serif
ligature between two f is Ok but it is wrong between an f and an i:
the only point to consider here is to proper align the f's top curve
with the dot. But f and i on a sans serif font must be physically

This would mean to shorten the bar of the second "f", as with normal width bar the distance to the "i" is too small.

Perhaps we could give it a try.

Only on serif fonts it is ok to link the f and the i (and to make the
f "grab" the dot from the i), but not on sans serif or grotesque

This would reduce the number of ligatures by far - perhaps this is right, didn't get into this matter so deep...

Best regards


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