For what its worth, at Google Fonts I disallowed foundry prefixes and suffixes, both because I don't want wacky sorting, and because a libre font project's contributors grows over time and the initia… (View Post)
LOL ok, not the reply I was expecting! You did warn me! Thank you, Dan!
Luckily I will have lots of Indian-language words to draw from for my future releases... but what do people see as a long-ter… (View Post)
I just wanted to check in here as one of the few foundries with a foundry prefix across their library. We don’t use typeface names that have been used for other typefaces without permission from the … (View Post)
Scaling yes, but it doesn't enable independent interpolation alongside the scaling. In UFOstretch, I can adjust stem weights in either direction independent of the height or width scaling, a… (View Post)
I use Nina Stossinger’s Word-o-Mat a lot. It basically generates endless quantities of random words in various languages according to your specifications. It was written for RoboFont, but there’s a v… (View Post)
@Georg Seifert wow! I never seen something like this. My work on glyph naming seems totally useless now Probably is better to contribute to your repo. Thank you!
@Thomas Phinney the intention i… (View Post)
I like your idea a lot!
Is there a way to make it find the group kerning, like one can assume all the following:
Sho… (View Post)
When it did come up, front-end/web developer peers just accepted it as part of the font name. I don't think most developers realise this is some kind of indication about the foundry.
I must admit I … (View Post)
This is a list that I recently compiled for a workshop, maybe it will be useful to some of you too. It includes both Plugins and Extensions, as well as more general tools to check fonts.
Customize y… (View Post)