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Letterform Names Chart Changes

Numismatica Font


These are the changes to the letterform names chart:

Ver. 1.1.7, 23 Feb 2010 - updated through release of Unicode 5.2.0 spec

Ver. 1.1.6, 18 Sep 2005 - updated following release of Unicode 4.1.0 spec
added Sigma.02.retro (new Unicode 03FD)
moved Sigma.02 (now Unicode 03F9) from the PUA to 0370-03FF Greek and Coptic Range
Koppa (U+03DE) finalized as modern lightening bolt Koppa. Archaic "lollipop Koppa" should be
      used where appropriate. Arial MS Unicode font incorrectly has lollipop at both locations but
      Times New Roman has it correctly
moved Theta.03 (U+03F4) from the PUA to 0370-03FF Greek and Coptic Range

Ver. 1.1.5, 10 Aug 2004 -
added Digamma.09, "leaning F digamma"
added Iota.07 (same glyph as Xi.02) for TLG compatibility
added Sigma.10, "three-bar sigma with right angles" for TLG compatibility
corrected Omicron.05 (which had mistakenly appeared as a dot in version 1.13-1.14)

Ver. 1.1.4, 2 Aug 2004 -
Added Digamma.08
Added Epsilon.16
Added Epsilon.15
Added Kappa.09
Added Psi.04
Added Psi.05
Added Psi.06
Added Rho.10

Ver. 1.1.3, not released -
Added Digamma.07
Alpha.04 mirrored to becomealpha-leg.gif (32x32 -- 933 bytes)
Digamma.05 mirrored to becomedigamma_L.gif (32x32 -- 934 bytes)

Ver. 1.1.2, 11 May 2003 -
Added Omega.11
Added Omega.12
Added Stigma.04

Ver.  1.1.0, 22 Apr 2003 -
All nonstandard letterform names changed to comply with Adobe Glyph List (AGL) naming standard
Upsilon.05 mirrored to becomeupsilon_right.gif (32x32 -- 914 bytes)
Confirmed Alpha.03alpha-angle.gif (32x32 -- 934 bytes)glyph is correct orientation (Hill, p. 208)
Added AGL name bullet for 2022
Added AGL name overline for 203E
Changed AR digraph name to A_R
Changed AV digraph name to A_V
Changed arrow360 to AGL name arrowup for 2191
Changed arrow045 to AGL name arrowupright for 2197
Changed arrow090 to AGL name arrowright for 2192
Changed arrow135 to AGL name arrowdownright for 2198
Changed arrow180 to AGL name arrowdown for 2193
Changed arrow225 to AGL name arrowdownleft for 2199
Changed arrow270 to AGL name arrowleft for 2190
Changed arrow315 to AGL name arrowupleft for 2196
Changed minus to AGL name sfthyphen for 00AD
Added AGL name middot for 00B7
Added Epsilon.13
Added Epsilon.14
Added Lambda.06
Added Lambda.07
Added Lambda.08
Added Nu.07
Added Nu.08
Added Xi.09
Added Xi.10
Added Chi.03
Added Chi.04
Added Omega.09
Added Omega.10
Added Nu.09
Added Koppa.05
Added Digamma.07
Added Sho

Ver. 1.0.9, 15 Apr 2003 -
Gamma09 (L) added with reference to 8-bit position 169
Beta.11 added
with reference to 8-bit position 237

Ver. 1.0.8, 02 April 2003
Disigma renamed to Sampi.02 with reference to 8-bit position 223
Sampi.03 added with reference to 8-bit position 084
Disigma.02 renamed to Sampi04  with reference to 8-bit position 224
Stigma.03 added with reference to 8-bit position 236

Ver. 1.0.7, 21 Jan 2003 -
Omega.02 designated "cf. 03C9"
Upsilon.04 corrected to 03D2
Koppa changed from 03DE to 03D8 (Arial MS Unicode has it incorrect; U+03D8 is the correct lollipop Koppa)
Theta.03 changed from 2296 to 03F4
Epsilon.02 from 2208 to 03F5
San added with 03FA
Phi.10 added with reference to 8-bit position 188
Upsilon.06 added with reference to 8-bit position 235
Sho added with 03F7 (Proposed as Bactrian letter, provisionally accepted for Unicode 4.0) [not added to 8-bit font, but will be in Unicode version]

Ver. 1.0.6, 27 Dec 2002 -
Corrected Lambda.02 and Lambda.04 (glyphs were switched); corrected names of Lambda.03 (from "Lambda 3") and Lambda.04 (from "Lambda 4"). The font is unaffected so only the letterform names chart needed correction.

(7 Nov 2002) - Unicode Committee provisionally accepted GREEK CAPITAL LETTER SAN and GREEK SMALL LETTER SAN in positions 03FA and 03FB, respectively

(20 Aug 2002) - Unicode Committee provisionally accepted GREEK CAPITAL LUNATE SIGMA SYMBOL in position 03F9

(1 May 2002) - Unicode Committee provisionally accepted GREEK CAPITAL LETTER SHO and GREEK SMALL LETTER SHO in positions 03F7 and 03F8, respectively (proposed as Bactrian letters)

Ver. 1.0.4, 19 Aug 2000 - Corrected chart to add new Kappa.02 with reference to 8-bit position 107; Kappa X moved to be Kappa.08 in the upper Unicode area.

Ver 1.0.3, 18 Aug 2000 - Corrected chart to show Lambda.02 as the unshifted character and moved Lambda.04 to the correct position.

Ver. 1.0.2, 14 Aug 2000 - 8-bit positions 32-90 and 97-122 swapped to place the primary characters in the uppercase positions and the secondary moved to the lowercase positions. This will permit compatibility with MS Symbol font for easy conversions.

Ver. 1.0.1, 3 Aug 2000 - draft version of computerized glyphs, with positions realigned to free 8-bit positions 202 for Mac use and 255 now used. Two circular arrows added.

Original version 1.0.0, 11 Jul 2000


This page last updated 26 Jan 2011

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