Frank, it would probably be helpful if you could provide a font (can have a very limited glyph set) that demonstrates the behaviour of the axis and how it would interact with things like kerning. (View Post)
I would recommend not using a glyph that is interesting enough that a user potentially might actually want to put into a document unless the glyph is also mapped by a PUA code point. But then, the re… (View Post)
Interesting: it could provide a way for connecting scripts to remain connected when set on a path without badly distorting the text.
But it would probably also be very hard to implement, and it's no… (View Post)
A key thing is that the likely users should understand what to expect in the way of interoperability. For a specialized audience, such as app developers using icon fonts or medievalists using special… (View Post)