Well, I'm assuming that a font should be designed to work perfectly in the programs that are already existing out there, from WordPad on up.Georg Seifert said:Because this line of thinking brought us the wrong behavior of using the win-metrics for linespacing.
Not just at the time of Nicholas Jenson. Before 1990 or thereabouts too. For example, it's like a capital I in Garamond.ivan louette said:In fact I hesitated some time for the 1. You are right, at Jenson time it seems that 1 was more like a short I with a symmetrical above serif, and I could try it too.
The conclusion to be drawn from the situation you cite is obvious.Hrant H. Papazian said:Exactly. So let's stick to common sense: virtually everybody likes to save money; and most people have trouble telling apart TNR and Georgia. Now work from there.