These two numbers represent different things but they may have the same numeric values.
Typo Ascent and Descent are meant as a guide for designing glyphs, it is the nominal height to which the ascen… (View Post)
I don’t think we need to be doctrinaire.
Consider the context.
If the sticky-outy bit being referred to is terminated by a soft or ball shape—a lobe, as it were—then “ear” is quite apropos, but other… (View Post)
I don't see it used, but to me "catalog" might be a fitting name for the list of fonts on offer from a foundry. I do see "library" and that perhaps benefits from association with publishers.
I agree… (View Post)
Claudio! As promised the type is here. I have organized to have some high quality macro shots taken for archival purposes. It is a set of metal 30pt De Vinne, spacing included. It’s going to take som… (View Post)