I tried to cover the entire weight spectrum of a sans with only 2.5 masters (Hairline, Bold, and bracket layers for controlling optical compensations where necessary) for my Quinoa and Eau de Garamon… (View Post)
It is used for some math functions, James.
Technically, the bullet operator for math (indicating multiplication) is a separate Unicode character (U+2219) from the centered period (U+00B7).
So, th… (View Post)
If you had access to a Mac, you could use ftxvalidator from the Apple Font Tools to test your fonts. This should give similar results as the Font Book validation. Example:
$ ftxvalidator -T MyFont… (View Post)
I usually just add .1, .2, .3, or whatever. Usually, it's not because I'm undecided, but because I want to try a different approach and I want an easy way to go back if it doesn't work out. Sooner or… (View Post)
To address the Cyrillic part of your question: I've been commissioned to add Cyrillic to typefaces only by US/European companies—primarily game companies. I've never been commissioned by any Cyrillic… (View Post)