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Subject: Re: Janiszewski's Frothy
From: Jean Francois Porchez <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 30 Oct 2002 20:00:12 +0100

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30 10 02 19 39: plain*clothes, [log in to unmask] a écrit / wrote:

> this is certainly the first problem to be addressed. if the judges could not
> simply stand back from  the sample and be slapped in the face with Stone
> Sans, why were they judging a type competition? the panel of judges was, by
> no means, a questionable group -- so what caused this lapse in judgement?
>   I find it hard to believe that anyone missed this clear derivative. so,
> is the issue one of type design ethics? maybe they didn't see any problem
> with such design methods and now that the issue has been raised the
> association is covering their tracks by playing dumb? please, don't take
> offense at my suggestions, I'm just trying to think through this little faux
> pas.

By personal experience, I was judge for the last linotype competition, its
hard task to review 700 type design in a short time. You became blind very
quickly during the process.

L'erreure est humaine.

Salutations, Jean François Porchez
.:. .:. .:. .:. .:.
Porchez Typofonderie, France Buy and download your PTF fonts safely

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