From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Nov 24 2008 - 16:46:47 CST
Hans Aberg wrote:
> A think it is most important for the core letters to be properly
> designed. But the example with "Å" being lowered in the Caledonia font
> from 1967 to exactly as high as "l" shows that electronic typesetting
> already has caused poor designs to happen. Font designers probably do
> not keep track of these subtleties anymore.
That old Caledonia design is unusual. If you take a look at the majority
of digital fonts, particularly those made in the last decade, you will
find that the Å glyph has a full-height A and the ring above is aligned
to other marks above uppercase letters.
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