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    Roman letters VS Latin letters

    ‘Roman letters’ and ‘Latin letters’ are the same thing?

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    Re: Roman letters VS Latin letters

    I've not heard of either!

    Roman numerals - yes. Latin numerals - no.

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    Re: Roman letters VS Latin letters

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, from the Roman alphabet or Latin alphabet, but I think "Roman alphabet" is usual, because "romanization" is a better word than "latinization".

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    Re: Roman letters VS Latin letters

    Also, the ISO has defined a number of typefaces called 'ISO-Latin-N'.

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    PS ... but then again there's 'Times New Roman'; I don't know if Times New Roman conforms to the ISO-Latin-1 spec. It feels a bit to me like a sort of unofficial translation, like Interleaf's 'Swiss' typeface, which was almost indistinguishable from Helvetica - but just different enough for Interleaf to avoid paying royalties!
    Last edited by BobK; 08-Mar-2011 at 17:29. Reason: Added PS

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