Various sources - 4 April 1999
Every Sunday morning the Microsoft Typography news team gathers at Starbucks
to debate which typography news items deserve a place on the 'week in review' page. On only one occasion has this meeting degenerated into a brawl that spilt onto the street.
Type technology news
Apple announced a developer briefing, and released a technical document dealing with resource forks in Mac OS 8.5 fonts. The FontLab developers group posted a demo version of FontLab for the Mac, and Donald Knuth's new book 'Digital Typography' shipped this week.
Foundries sell stuff
The week saw several new product announcements. Carpenter Type released a font called Hillhouse, and several foundries announced special offers for April.
When in Rome...
Garrett Boge of LetterPerfect announced Legacy of Letters 1999, a guided study tour of Rome and Florence.
article posted 4 April 1999 and last updated 4 April 1999.