Peter_Constable@... scripsit:

> Related to that, I found it interesting when I was learning Thai and later
> when I was learning about Ethiopic to see the information load in fairly
> subtle details. For example, in Thai, the presence or absence of notches
> and the orientation of small circles (on the inside or the outside of the
> stem) is important. Similarly in Ethiopic, the particular type of flag can
> be significant. These are pretty subtle details, for which scripts like
> Latin have no comparison.

What about O vs Q? In non-swashy fonts the tail of Q is pretty small and

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