[NTG-context] what defines the font size?

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Oct 16 19:50:46 CEST 2018

On 10/15/18 10:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> If two fonts have the same size, I think there may be a dimension which
>>> has the same length in both. Which one is this?
>> None. The font decides about its size.
> actually, the designer ... anyway, one can compare 10pt dejavu with 10pt 
> latin modern and 10pt lucida and you'll see that there is no real 
> standard in size

Many thanks for your reply, Hans.

I thought that I was missing something. For sure, but it was the
explanation why there is no standarization in size.

Many thanks for your help,


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