Hi Glyphs Forum,
I recently opened IBM Plex Sans in my Glyphs app to analyse the structure of some characters and I stumbled upon a peculiar arrangement of the handles: 56|690x502
As you can see, in the italic O there are more than 2 handles in the curves, so I was asking myself the following questions:
- Is this approach in some way more accurate/reliable than the common 2 handles one?
- Is this a scripted feature or can I replicate this method with the unscripted app?
- I saw curves made with several handles in a presentation from Underware Foundry, I’m wandering if this has something to do with higher order interpolation.
Thanks in advance for your time