Re: Serif vs. sans serif? (Take Too Many)

Subject: Re: Serif vs. sans serif? (Take Too Many)
From: "Sharon Burton-Hardin" <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 14:09:19 -0700

See Karen Shriver's excellent and comprehensive book "Dynamics in Document
Design" for a well referenced chapter on fonts - including history,
legibility, readability, serif and san. She references all the research and
you can follow up from there if you like.

But the research has been done and available.


Sharon Burton-Hardin
Anthrobytes Consulting
Vice-president, Programs of the Inland Empire chapter of the STC

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Murrell" <trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Thursday, 21 June, 2001 1:03 PM
Subject: Re: Serif vs. sans serif? (Take Too Many)

| Not to single out any particular post or poster, but we seem to have
| far afield from the original question.
| In fact, if Eric & Deb ever wanted to add a topic to take off the list,
| would nominate the topic of fonts. So far, I have not seen ONE study or
| cintilla of evidence to support the use of one font, font type, font
| over another. Eventually, we are all reduced to saying, "Because I like


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