This might be just slightly off topic...
I'm reading the third one now. David says,Dave Crossland said:
Last week week, Type Network published 3 long-form essays on Variable Fonts by David Berlow, which provide context to David’s vision of variable fonts...
The fifth registered axis is optical size. This is a treatment, because it does not change the script, class, family or style—just the appearance of a style at a particular size, or range of sizes.It seems to me that he considers optical-size variation to be a treatment rather than a style because a priori it is assumed that style cannot include optical-size variation. Is that a generally-held perspective?
I can understand (at one level) what 0 "white" might mean. But it's not clear to me what negative values are supposed to mean.Tag: xtra
Name: x transparent
Description: assigns a “white” per mille value to each instance of the design space
Valid numeric range: -1000 to 2000
Scale interpretation: values can be interpreted as per-mille-of-em