[OpenFontLibrary] Site terminology: Fonts/Typefaces

Christopher Fynn cfynn at gmx.net
Wed May 13 10:26:25 PDT 2009

These might be relevant:


- Chris

Dave Crossland wrote:
> Hi,
> At the LGM2009 Nicolas and I had some discussions about the OFLB
> terminology, and I thought I'd raise these points on the list for
> wider discussion.
> One of the terms was the Fonts/Typefaces distinction.
> Nicolas felt that the current v2 site uses the term "typefaces" too
> much (I hope you can explain here why) and I feel that since people
> who make new fonts/typefaces talk about themselves as typeface
> designers and talk about typefaces, we should "speak their language"
> as much as possible; and that the distinction between the two is quite
> a fine detail and its okay to refer to each as the other when not
> talking precisely.
> What do you think?
> Cheers,
> Dave

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