In the two graphics shown by Mauro, the nominal/measured x-height differences for the italic are really a difference in overshoot, not so much a difference in x-height. It is an optical issue: those … (View Post)
The .ttf extension was preserved because the TrueType OT format was designed to be backwards compatible to systems that didn't support OpenType Layout tables, so it was possible to install a TrueType… (View Post)
I think maybe they were trying to get the look of the title lettering for Star Trek: The Motion Picture with a font, and that's the closest they found. They also used Benguiat (horizontally stretched… (View Post)
Flag should be reserved for spam, abusive or offensive comments. By abusive and offensive, I mean sexism, homophobia, racism, personal insults, religion, politics and general bigotry. If someone's ty… (View Post)
First, I don't think you can estimate these things from a single l. You need running text at the intended sizes. Second: optical sizes are about more than just contrast, another reason a lone l does … (View Post)
FWIW, I find it useful not to worry about ever “finishing” anything per se, but rather only concern myself with “publishing” a work.
Fonts are like people. People are never truly finished growing fu… (View Post)
Before Emoji, support for characters outside BMP was erratic; many applications and programming languages that implemented Unicode support during UCS-2 time didn’t handle UTF-16 surrogate pairs corre… (View Post)