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I'm working on a script font with Cyrillic characters and in perusing existing scripts I've noticed that some letters don't use the Cyrillic letterform / glyph shape and instead have a Latin form. Is this just a convention created by type foundries because they couldn't figure out how to make the Cyrillic glyph correctly in a script or is there an underlying reason that I'm not seeing? It doesn't seem that difficult to have a script version of the Cyrillic glyphs.
The most blatent example is uni0414 which is a stacked form in Cyrillic and in script fonts is frequently a Latin D instead. If the Latin form is acceptable why have a different Cyrillic form then? Anyone know?
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