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The typo week in review

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.


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article posted 4 April 1999 and last updated 4 April 1999.


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