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Re: How do I start working on italics?
What "fancy tool" did you try? There is a "cursivy" option in Glyphs.app that does some of the compensation that is needed when slanting.
Re: Variants: in 'salt' or in 'ss...'?
Adobe illustrator does not support stylistic set but salt and Indesign is the other way around. So to be able to access the alternate in both apps, you need to put them in both features.
Re: Specific diacritic designs depending on language
The two lines used as umlaut in German are a lowercase ‘e’ written in German handwriting (Sütterlin). The ‘e’ is only two slanted strokes. Fraktur typefaces always had the two slanted stokes but when…
Re: Proposal for font distribution/installation app
An open source app has undeniable advantages. But if you like to implement any security features (e.g.: for trial versions) it would be better to have some closed source part.
Re: Where is Arabic Italic originating from?
The male female distinction is not about stile but actual usage. I never heard about that distinction in European writing.
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