RE: fonts

Subject: RE: fonts
From: LDurway -at- pav -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 15:27:05 -0600

All I really want are the basics: a serif, a sans, and a mono.
I think I may just change my paragraph styles to use the fonts
that are already on my system: Times New Roman
instead of Times, Arial instead of Helvetica, and Courier New
instead of Courier.

Does that sound safe & wise?


> I would not use freeware and shareware fonts for my "work" and
> "professional" documentation. It's not that I'm a snob--or rich--it is
> that I want repeatable dependability.
> Sure, some of these shareware and freeware fonts are good,
> well-designed, and embeddable, etc. However, many are not.
> For your personal use and your local club newsletter, why not get
> freeware and shareware fonts . . . but for your bread-and-butter
> income, I recommend using fonts from tried-and-true foundries.
> Cheers,
> Sean

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