RE: Depicting Spaces

Subject: RE: Depicting Spaces
From: "Mark L. Levinson" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 14:37:17 +0200

The flattened U that Donna recommends sounds like the right
thing. It's squared off, like a staple with the points up,
right? It's in use fairly widely, it can't be confused with
a letter, and it leaves lots of space empty so that the eye
can still easily separate the adjoining words from one another.

The slashed b will look a little ugly if you make it by
overprinting a regular b and a regular slash. In the proper
version of the symbol IIRC the slash is a bit small and
cuts through the letter's ascender.

Mark L. Levinson - nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il - Herzlia, Israel

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