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comment What does a “normal” British pound sign look like?
Also note that with many currency symbols it is both valid to use the single or double slash. Personally, I think this particular aspect just should be consistent throughout a typeface.
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comment What does a “normal” British pound sign look like?
@user568458 You're probably right. What I meant was that in order to understand the script behind the glyph, one has to understand its origin. I.e. the L shape most likely stemming, even though somewhat distantly, from the roman "Libra" unit, which in fact would hint at writing it like a (cursive) L, with some specific conventions like the already mentioned curly terminals.
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comment Critique: Does this image looking like active brain?
Literally just a comment: To me it looks almost more like lungs. For a brain, there is too little of the loops and twists of the grey matter. The animations seem to orderly for my taste - the brain's signals are chaotic and organic, not organised and steady.
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comment What does a “normal” British pound sign look like?
Just as an aside still: (Pound-like L with double horizontal dash) was used as the sign for "Lira", the Italian currency before the Euro. Also there is a Turkish Lira, see here for writing form: upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/af/…
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comment What does a “normal” British pound sign look like?
Great answer. Similar to adapting foreign scripts, deducting the "look" of the character from writing is a great method. What I wished still for an answer to OPs question is the origin of the glyph, like how did it come to be this shape.
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comment What does a “normal” British pound sign look like?
Ironically, as a european I've come to this same question just regarding the $ sign.
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comment Is there any open-source alternative to Fontlab out there?
The feature I am to date missing most in Fontforge is a way to easily preview while editing the glyphs of the font.
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comment Is there any open-source alternative to Fontlab out there?
-1 for linkdump without opinion or explanation. This answer is about as useful as searching online.
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comment Vector pasting in wrong spot / Font Lab and Illustrator
A bunch of code without explanation isn't very helpful to readers looking for an answer.
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comment Vector pasting in wrong spot / Font Lab and Illustrator
Would that be in Illustrator or FontLab?
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