Style: Greek: document rationale for design of PERISPOMENI accent (tilde vs. inverted breve)
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(I capitalise PERISPOMENI, as it is a convention in Unicode. I am not shouting :-).
(I mentioned the following issue to Bruno already at http://
so I am just creating the report for completeness).
From the Greek Extended Unicode block - http://
letters that have PERISPOMENI (tilde character over the main letter) are shown to have an inverted breve (upside down cup).
The inverted breve is found in some fonts, however it is not common at all in Greece and Greek.
The sample font at http://
All Greek fonts such as those from the Greek Font Society (http://
You can try out the GFS fonts in Ubuntu with
sudo apt-get install ttf-gfs-artemisia ttf-gfs-baskerville ttf-gfs-
See also screenshots at http://
(they compare between DejaVu Sans and Ubuntu Font Beta).
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|Mark Shuttleworth (sabdfl) wrote : Re: [Bug 646069] Re: Style: Greek: document rationale for design of PERISPOMENI accent (tilde vs. inverted breve)||#3|