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Subject:

Re: NOISE: Get me a pack of fonts will ya?

From:

Erwin Dieterich <[log in to unmask]>

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

Date:

Tue, 11 Aug 1998 10:05:50 +0200

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> > Here in Germany you can buy a CD with 14400 Fonts (!!)
> > for DM 15 (approx. $8.60).

First I have to apologize: There are only 11111 Fonts on the CD :-(

>
> Thank you for the hint Erwin. Please could you give us more details:

No problem.

> Manufacturer (with all available details), distribution means, what the
> fonts roughly look like and a few of their most characteristic names,
> etc.

Manufacturer:

mediaGlobe GmbH
Buro Wuppertal
Munzstr. 87
42277 Wuppertal
Germany


What's in it. Well, what can I say. There are 2896 Type 1 fonts and
8215 TrueType fonts (no, I didn't count them, these are the numbers from
the CD case). Many TrueTypes by Fantazia with computed bold and slanted
forms (left slanted and right slanted, don't know what I should do with
left slanted, though). Many of the TrueTypes are converted Type1s with
alltype. The normal sharewares (D. Rakowski et. al.) etc. etc.

Characteristic names: Name it, it is on the CD. I havn't had time to
look at all the fonts. (5 sec/ font = 55555 sec = ~15 h)

Overall: low quality.


> If I have difficulty to get it myself would you be willing to buy it for
> me and send it to France or Greece after I send you the money for all
> your expenses?

Yes, just tell me.


Regards,
 - Erwin


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