[XeTeX] A typography question

Benct Philip Jonsson bpj at melroch.se
Tue Aug 4 01:19:36 CEST 2009

Peter Baker skrev:
> Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
>> The only two scripts where I'd like to have closely
>> matching styles are Latin and Cyrillic.  When it comes
>> to Latin + Greek I'd rather choose a Greek font which looks
>> good *as a Greek font* (and I still have to find one
>> I really like -- I'm a sucker for the kind of Greek
>> typography found in late 19th to early 20th century
>> text editions), but I'd go through some pains so that
>> the x-heights of the two fonts match.  Obviously
>> lower-case Latin o and lower-case Greek omicron are
>> good comparanda; I'd want them to look as of the
>> same size.
>> /BP 8^)>
> You probably already know about the Greek Font Society 

No I didn't.  Thanks! Oh joy! :-)

> (http://www.greekfontsociety.gr/pages/en_typefaces18th.html). I haven't 
> got a great eye for Greek typefaces, but they have a wide variety of 
> free fonts that, to me at least, look really great. Chances are good 
> you'll find a Greek face there to match your choice of roman type.
> Peter

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