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Musings on Font Stuff

Musings on Font Stuff

Rotate or Skew? Skew or Rotate? I found myself pondering this when redrawing characters using Illustrator. I started all this back around 2000 using CorelDraw 5, some characters with angles just never looked right. They were always too thick with rotation or too thin with skewing. Well I finally hit upon the solution, split the difference between rotated and skewed versions. Doing that made them look spot on! Great…I have just doubled the work on a lot of characters.

Stupid Spam

Stupid Spam

So this weekend I got a spam marked as Atmos Energy, a natural gas company, saying my bill was overdue. Naturally all of the links were fakes, leading to a Russian site. Another link going to a URL starting with swinstart…really? As in SWINDLE START? Jeez, you guys are ballsy. There are 3 kickers here. 1. I don’t have gas run to my house. I’m all electric. 2. Atmos Energy doesn’t do business locally anymore. Back early last year their…

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