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i hope you can help me, i´m analyzing some fonts and i have no idea, why these results are like they are. i alnalyzed the stroke contrast of urw baskerville and itc garamond. i take the width of the vertical stroke of the lowercase "n" and the hairline in the middle of the "e", divided the results, so that i get the stroke contrast. I hope still that point i didn´t make any mistake.
the stroke contrast of the garamond is getting higher per growing stoke thickness (sorry my english is not the best) garamond light 1: 1,87. garamond ultra: 3,33. ok that make sense to me, there ist not so much space, the letter would getting to dark, therefore the stroke contrast is getting higher.
but at the baskerville the results are contrary: baskerville regular 1:3,5. baskerville ultra bold 3,17. and that´s the point i don´t unterstand, why is the stroke contrast getting less, which optical cause has it?
i hope you can help me and understood my lously english.
thank you very much,