Discussion at the defunct website Typophile.com about Helvetica Oblique
This discussion was started
in July 2010. See the archived Typophile website:
One year later in August 2011, I checked:
The Helvetica Bug was still there in 2011:
I would have been surprised, if "Señor Wildenberg" or anyone else at the Linotype outfit had removed the Helvetica Bug during the past years. Nobody at Linotype cares. Why should they care? Consider what I stated at the start of the Typophile discussion:
"One of the most striking peculiarities of font users is the fact that most font users do not care about the most elementary quality requirements of fonts."
So, why should Linotype and other font makers care to remove font bugs?
Screen Dumps of the Helvetica Bug in 2010:
See also this comparison: