Typeface designers typically seem to think the more OT features their fonts have the better. Typeface users, on the other side, don’t always share this delight. They are often stressed by the complexity, don’t get any sense out of them or just ignore the features. Since I am both a designer and a user of typefaces I tend to sway from one position to the other.
Read the full article “Some Open Thoughts on Open Type” by Julia Sysmäläinen at alphabettes.org.