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Re: Axis in nfss

At 10:30 pm +0000 28/2/99, Yannis Haralambous wrote:
>On 28/02/99 at 16:35, Thierry.Bouche@ujf-grenoble.fr (Thierry Bouche) wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Quite a long time ago, it was said that "the good way to implement
>> MakeUppercase & friends would be to add a "case" axis to NFSS".
>I don't think this is the good way, as a matter of fact it cannot
>work: uppercase/lowercase/smallcaps is language dependent, and as far
>as I know there is no language axis yet in NFSS.

How about a *shape* axis, to cover this and the `italicness' of a fount?
With a separate axis for angle of lean?  Or is this a stupid idea?