Re: A .notdef glyph

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Nov 07 2002 - 14:57:35 EST

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    At 11:04 -0700 2002-11-07, John Hudson wrote:

    >Of course, establishing and reinforcing a convention is necessary,
    >and building on the existing convention (box, box with something in
    >it...) is better than trying to invent a new convention.

    Apple's LastResort font uses a rounded box for all of its glyphs,
    with letters and other things inside them. The Last Resort .notdef
    glyph has a number of backslash diagonals filling the interior of the
    rounded box. Quite effective.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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