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Re: [Entities-last-call] - bfsfit glyphs

From: Will Robertson <wspr81@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:10:46 +1030
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <E8ECC172-BEEC-4E70-AD43-311FEFB40C09@gmail.com>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Hi David,

On 18/11/2009, at 8:15 PM, David Carlisle wrote:

>> The glyphs shown as examples for sans serif bold italic look as if
>> they're from the regular weight:
>
> It's 10 years ago and I'm not sure I have the sources, but I did
> tweak the metafont parameters taking a creative merge of the bold,
> slanted  and sans serif parameters  to come up with a bold sans serif
> slanted. Perhaps I wasn't creative enough, I agree it could be
> more bold.

It wasn't the absolute weight that I was worried about, just that it  
looked like the same glyphs were being used for normal weight slanted  
sans serif as well.

> I recently discarded my script and bold script glyphs (which were
> identical) and replaced them with glyphs derived from the stix beta.
> perhaps I should do the same here?

The results would certainly look better; not the end of the world  
either way, of course :)

-- Will
Received on Thursday, 19 November 2009 01:41:31 GMT

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