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Subject: Re: En garde, Avant-Garde
From: Mark Simonson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 8 Nov 2005 10:35:01 -0600
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On Nov 8, 2005, at 10:19 AM, William F. Adams wrote:

> 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?

You have been able to get them as a separate font for some time. They  
were produced by Scangraphic and FontShop sells them. There is a  
recent discussion about them here:

     http://typophile.com/node/15807

Mark Simonson

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http://www.marksimonson.com

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