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Re: Ehy fonts?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Ehy fonts?
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 20:05:22 +0100
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Rune Zedeler escreveu:
> Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
>> Do you have a specific reason why you want to ditch the traced fonts?
> You must be kidding.
> A huge amount of effort has been made in producing a perfect font. We
> have spend hours and hours with magnifying glasses, tweaking the symbols
> to get them just right.
> Then messing it up in post processing is just plainly stupid.
> Attached a blow-up of the 11pt sharp.
> Look at the "rounded" corners, especially the rightmost ones. They look
> more hexagonal than round, eh.

Well, you have a point, but I suspect that this is hardly visible at normal
printer resolution.

For fun, try to make a blow-up of some SCORE output. SCORE is the package
that 80% of the serious publishers still use for their best material.

SCORE does not support curves, but only uses polylines. 


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