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Re: digrams [Re: One font embedding idea]

From: The Hoefler Type Foundry <hoefler@typography.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 96 09:15:16 -0000
Message-Id: <199608131304.JAA15390@echonyc.com>
To: <www-font@w3.org>


Following up on the whole digraphs & trigraphs method, there's also the 
font which contains seemingly randomized metrics, with a handful of 
"metrics only" characters serving to properly letterspace them. Think of 
it as the "measure four liters using a five liter jug and a three liter 
jug" school of typography: no two characters will function properly in 
context unless the text stream contains the correct combination of 
characters and fractional spaces.

(If this is opaque, let me know.)





Jonathan Hoefler
The Hoefler Type Foundry
www.fontsareforsuckers.com
Received on Tuesday, 13 August 1996 09:12:52 UTC

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