Now let's see, where we can use it for other fun stuff...
As I am interested in typography I could not resist to reply to raph's challenge with his lebe-Font.
From some sheets I have seen the most likely letters missing on your specimen sheet are: J, U, w and maybe K.
However, these letters look great in your font. You certainly did a good job. The only letter I think does not match fully is the U, which should IMHO have a more circular arch (not sure about the english terminology) and be a little bit less slanted.
And maybe the stem pointing to the upper right of the K should be more uniform - most of the other letters have quite uniform stems.
Anyway: I like your font very much.
Long time no diary... However, a reference in raph's diary reminded me to publish something i did some weeks ago. I had a look at ClearType and was disappointed too. So I wrote a small script-fu for Gimp which scales an image down, optimized for LC-Displays. However, this is just a raw sketch and sometimes has some colorful borders, but the results are definitely worth a look.
I am desperately searching for people, who can help me at the Gimp booth at the biggest Linux fair in Europe, the LinuxTag in Stuttgart. I got some sponsors for our booth so I am most likely able to provide flight and room for one person from US or maybe two persons from Europe. The most urgent need is at the weekend (1st and 2nd July 2000). Our booth will have two or three computers, lots of wacom tablets and maybe a projector. Probably a lot of people want to learn something about Gimp :-)
If you are a Gimp Power-User or a Gimp-Developer please mail me, you could help me a lot.
I nearly talked the whole two days about Gimp. The local LUG had a booth with Gimp on a Xinerama three monitor display and two Wacom tablets. It was sometimes hard to find the mousepointer, but it worked... :-)
Met lots of other interesting people. Especially thanks to Bjørn Bürger and his WG for providing a place to sleep.
Last Weekend I visited the first Vintage Computer Festival Europe in Munich. It was a pretty cool event with lots of interesting old hardware. My favourites were:
It is some kind of frustrating, that my knowledge of old computers is really limited. At least I can now claim, that I wrote a program on the very first Commodore PET 2001 model - Yeah, right:
10 PRINT "ICH BIN EIN COMMODORE PET 2001! "; 20 GOTO 10
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