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Re: En garde, Avant-Garde

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"William F. Adams" <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 8 Nov 2005 11:19:28 -0500

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On Nov 8, 2005, at 10:50 AM, Mark Simonson wrote:

> I think it's great that they did it, taking advantage of OpenType,
> etc., but it could have been so much better. Instead, they just made
> the existing version more complete and up-to-date technologically. It
> seems like a missed opportunity to do the definitive version, more
> true to the original.

Agreed. But wasn't there a digital version which had the ligatures
before?

I seem to remember at least one mention of it (probably here) and
thinking it'd've been a neat thing to set up as a TeX virtual font w/
ligature support.

William

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