Re: TinkerFont progress report
|From:||Phil Bordelon <phil@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 27, 2005, 22:11|
Gary Shannon wrote:
I rather liked the curved variant that was up immediately
before this, but I can understand why you want to go in
No chance you've been reading Hofstadter's _Metamagical
Themas_? His "Letter Spirit" article uses a grid very
similar to your current Tinkerfont work. I saw it today
whilst doing the requisite bathroom reading.
> I finally worked out a simpler way to do the
> TinkerFont idea. It's not quite as elegant as it
> might be, but I think it's very do-able and a step in
> the right direction. Plus I think I could have it be
> both a universal font for displaying any characters
> you invent on your web site, and also a tool for
> creating an actual custom True Type font for your
> conlang's alphabet or syllabary.
> Details fo the new appraoch at
> Comments always welcome.