[pdftex] Han The Thanh's thesis on microtypography
guyw at multiline.com.au
Sun Jun 1 17:13:37 CEST 2003
William Adams wrote:
> I wrote:
>> I've written a tip in my tips notebook, not to use patatino for
>> long slabs of text ...
> Palatino began (this is a vast oversimplification) as a hot metal fount
> for hand-setting typically display text.
> Aldus is the lighter, narrower version of Palatino which is better
> suited for setting long runs of text.
> For an example of this see Adrian Wilson's wonderful _The Design of
> Books_ (should be listed in my bibliography at
Thanks for the link, I'll pop down the library this week and look for it.
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