From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 10 2007 - 12:20:14 CDT
At 09:44 -0700 2007-05-10, Asmus Freytag wrote:
>The shape that should go into the Standard, should be the one that
>is most appropriate for a Times-like style. The decision of what
>that is, does not rest with any one individual (as someone here
>claimed), but should represent a consensus of the community.
I said I had to draw it, not that I had to decide what it was.
>This does not mean that the glyph is then 'standardized' and frozen,
>but the expectation would be that typographers designing closely
>related typestyles would create designs for the glyph that would be
>a continuum around the representative glyph, rather than isolating
>it by collectively all designing their type on a different concept.
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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