From: Hans Aberg (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 25 2008 - 02:41:05 CST
On 24 Nov 2008, at 23:46, John Hudson 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.
I choose the Caledonia from 1967 as example because it is well before
any electronic typesetting. The latter may have changed things. For
example, traditional typesetting principles may simply have been
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