RE: Sickening stuff from Engineers

Subject: RE: Sickening stuff from Engineers
From: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>
To: Steve Hudson <sh1448291904 -at- gmail -dot- com>, "austechwriter -at- freelists -dot- org" <austechwriter -at- freelists -dot- org>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:20:42 +0000

Are you implying that the content of the article is somehow wrong or objectionable?

I used to be a typesetter back in the day, using a DOS-based program to generate galleys for print production. Given how limited the options for finessing type were back then, I found this article pretty interesting/illuminating in terms of how to work with digital type for electronic media.

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From: techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Steve Hudson
Sent: August-28-16 12:12 PM
To: austechwriter -at- freelists -dot- org; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Sickening stuff from Engineers

https://medium.engineering/typography-is-impossible-5872b0c7f891#.h6obkxudm

Of course, I couldn't read that without a comment.

To you guys, I will say this. This link contains high macabre comedy regarding how an engineer approaches typography. I need medicating urgently.

Steve Hudson
Word Heretic


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