Assign Font Mask in FLS changing connection types?

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Assign Font Mask in FLS changing connection types?
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I am beginning to generate new weights for a typeface I'm designing. I've tried using the Blend Fonts tool, but noticed FLS added points on several glyphs, so looked for alternative. Naturally, I searched the forums and found the "Assign Font Mask > Define New Axis > Mask to Master" method. It seems to be working well, with one potential caveat. When I assign a new font mask I notice that FLS switched nodes with smooth connections to sharp ones. The BCP and nodes positions are identical, just the connection type is switched. My questions are: is this normal?, and will it have any deleterious effects as I generate new instances?

Thanks for any insights?