From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 09 2007 - 15:25:03 CDT
At 12:37 -0700 2007-05-08, John Hudson wrote:
>In which the stroke contrast pattern is determined by the direction
>of the stroke, i.e. typical of a broadnib writing instrument, in
>this case differentiated from an expansion pattern based upon
>pressure, i.e. typical of a splitnib writing instrument. See
>Noordzij _The Stroke_.
That's a "translation"? Not a "transition"?
>>My goal is to make something "vanilla" in Times which will guide
>>less erudite font designers than you to make something that doesn't
>>suck. That is something that the code charts do.
>In that case, I would use the Times example shown in this example:
>This form is succeeding much more in both looking like an uppercase
>letter and providing a systematic model from which a wide range of
>different typefaces can benefit.
I find the ezh to lack motivation, to be honest.
>The kind of forms you and I are experimenting with probably need a
>lot more careful fiddling and refinement to make work well. The
Ezh! Please see
http://www.evertype.com/standards/wynnyogh/ezhyogh.html regarding the
>approach is going to cause fewer problems for most type designers
>looking to quickly add support for this character to multiple fonts.
Well, I have not been working in that direction but rather in the
other.. see the following:
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed May 09 2007 - 15:26:55 CDT