[Fontinst] Berry name for optical sizes

James Cloos cloos at jhcloos.com
Wed Mar 9 17:09:30 CET 2005

>>>>> "Lars" == Lars Hellström <Lars.Hellstrom at math.umu.se> writes:

Lars> You could do:

Lars>   Regular = 10
Lars>   Subhead = 12
Lars>   Caption = 14
Lars>   Display = 17

Caption is a smaller design size than Regular.  

If you can get at the data in the size table in the GPOS table, it has
the design size in decipoints (deci-bigpoints).  I used to have some
notes listing the design sizes and ranges of (some of) those fonts,
but I cannot find them now....

I did find a mention in the spec for the size table that Minion's
Subhead is an 18 bp design size.  Cf:


So, probably something like 8, 10, 18, 30 or so for the four design sizes.


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