Calling all typographers
schoedel at kw.igs.net
Sat Apr 30 17:24:50 CDT 2016
At 10:39 ?pm +1000 2016/04/29, steven at malikoff.com wrote:
>I'm puzzled about the notion
>of 'o' not being a perfect circle as I found it to be quite so, at least
>on the masthead.
When I did this originally I worked from document scans from Bitsavers, and
became convinced from those that the bowls were a little narrower than
perfect circles: <http://imgur.com/Xd6rreF.jpg>.
Since then I've got a paper copy of one of the handbooks, so I went today
to get a high-resolution look, and now I agree that they *are* circles, or
intended to be, and the models I used must have been distorted in printing
or scanning: <http://i.imgur.com/WIgagKI.jpg>.
Kevin Schoedel <schoedel at kw.igs.net> VA3TCS
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