At 04:48 AM 1/8/2004, Peter T. Daniels wrote:

>Type 3 PostScript could do the outline and the innards of a character in
>different colors.
>(Was there ever a Type 2?)

There isn't a Type 2 font format per se, but there is a Type 2 Charstring,
i.e. a method of expressing font outlines, which is used in CFF fonts, e.g.
PS OpenType. The principal characteristic of Type 2 is that it is very much
more compact than Type 1, resulting in smaller fonts.

John Hudson

Tiro Typeworks
Vancouver, BC tiro@...

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