Tue, 31 Dec 2002 13:05:32 +1100
Walter and Olli
OK so the issue is a very small amount of letterspacing, to simulate
optical scaling. But how small is
On Tuesday, December 31, 2002, at 12:18 PM, Walter Schmidt wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 12:02:19 +1100, Adrian Heathcote wrote:
>> I've never heard this advice that footnotes should
>> be letterspaced.
> You are mixing up two issues:
> _Noticeable_ letterspacing as a means of emphasizing.
> Of course, there is no need to do so generally in footnotes.
> Small font sizes should not just be scaled down; additionally,
> a little bit (!) of letterspacing should be applied. (Unless
> you have particular, small, design sizes, anyway.) This will
> not be actually noticeable; it just improves readability.
> I assume that Oliver meant #2 when referring to footnotes.
> just my 2c
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