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I looked on the wiki and searched, but these are such common terms that I can't pinpoint an answer to what I am sure is a remarkably stupid question:
if a font comes with both book and roman faces, what is the difference in use intended to be? Is book optimized for a particular size? It appears a bit heavier...
I'm looking specifically at Didot Elder as an example.