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The font looks not only appealing, but also like it holds some history. Is
there a conworld associated with Lortho ?

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Jim Thain <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I'm glad all that work paid off. So very nice to succeed at something like
> this.
>
> On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 4:54 PM, Brian Bourque <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hello everyone.
> >
> > A while back I had given an update on Lortho and my intent to make a
> font.
> > At the time, it seemed nigh impossible to make one, but Lo! I was indeed
> > successful!
> >
> > What caused the issue was how I had originally configured the alphabet.
> To
> > give you some meat to chew on, here is the consonant inventory:
> >
> > /p pʰ b t tʰ d dʰ k kʰ/
> > /m n/
> > /ɾ/
> > /f s ʃ h/
> > /l lʰ/
> >
> > Previously, I assigned the non-aspirated consonants to the corresponding
> > minuscule Roman letters and assigned the aspirated consonants (to include
> > /ʃ/) to the corresponding majuscule letters. The intent behind this was
> to
> > keep all the letters of the alphabet as one letter and everything else as
> > ligatures. This made things more difficult than they needed to be. In
> light
> > of this, I removed the usage of the majuscule letters altogether and
> > decided to create ligatures with only the minuscules. For example, to
> type
> > the Lortho letter for dʰ, I now type d + h versus the majuscule D.
> >
> > With this discovery, I now had the arduous, tedious task of making
> > ligatures for every single possible combination that would be allowed in
> > Lortho. It took a while (mixed in with random outbursts of profanity),
> but
> > I was finally able to make it work the way I had intended. I successfully
> > uploaded it to my page on ConWorkShop.info (
> http://conworkshop.info/view_
> > language.php?l=LTH) and apply it to the entire site. It works quite
> > nicely. As an added bonus, since Lortho has surpassed 250 lexical
> entries,
> > Lortho's script is now featured on the rolling ticker at the top of the
> > site.
> >
> > I plan to make this font available here if any of you are interested;
> > however, before that becomes a reality I will need to make a manual of
> > sorts to show how the font works.
> >
> > Thank you for reading.
> >
> > very respectfully,
> >
> > Brian Bourque
> > SFC, USA (Ret)
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> > "Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to
> > stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." - Mark Twain
> >
> > > https://linguifex.com/wiki/Lortho
> > > https://www.frathwiki.com/Lortho
> > > http://cals.info/language/lortho
> > > http://conworkshop.info/view_language.php?l=LTH
> >
>