The raster tragedy at low resolution

“Or: why correct math looks wrong on screen and how to fix it. Excerpts from the presentation at the training session on 29 October 1997 (updated in March

“Or: why correct math looks wrong on screen and how to fix it. Excerpts from the presentation at the training session on 29 October 1997 (updated in March 1998) given by Beat Stamm, lead developer of Visual TrueType. …Although the graphical user-interface of VTT dramatically simplifies the task of font hinting, the tool is not for the novice. The learning curve is fairly steep, simply because hinting requires professional skills regardless of the tools. Even accomplished type designers who have been using Fontographer and FontLab for years to design fonts have evaluated VTT and decided that professional hinting is not for them.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
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