Sounds like we need a standardized/registered set of 'lower level' axis that are used in concert to 'construct' or 'blend' the 'higher level' axes that are already registered... like https://variationsguide.typenetwork.com'What is the typographic equivalent of the magic wand, a "Make this text better" button?'
John Hudson said:Laurence said:I don't like the idea that axes need to be registered in order to show up in UIs, which is what this implies.
it’s probably a bad idea to show unregistered axes at all
John Hudson said:
So you want are flags for 'Always show this', 'Sometimes show this', and 'Never show this'? The 'sometimes' criteria are unclear. What does 'advanced' UI actually mean, and who gets to decide? If a developer has a single UI paradigm, should this flag be interpreted as include or exclude the axis?
The difference is between typographic experts - who know how to make things look just right - and developers/engineers - who know how to make things work.Peter Constable said:Dave, what's the difference between "show in expert modes" and "show to developers and people who really care to see everything"?