Bitstream's Italics

Walter Schmidt
Wed, 1 Sep 1999 07:02:34 -0400

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999 12:25:16 +0200, Lars Hellström wrote:

>Hmm... I can't see any way in which fontinst should cause this. I suppose
>the simplest way to check (unless you happen to have Fontographer or some
>similar program) is to look at the AFM files.  Lines beginning with the 
>word C or CH give the metrics for a glyph [...]

Thanks for the good explanation!  I could verify that the "strange"
bounding boxes of the italics are indeed an intended feature of 
Bitstream's typefaces.