Re: The Next Big Thing in Online Type

Subject: Re: The Next Big Thing in Online Type
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:23:42 -0800

writinglists -at- inkworkswell -dot- com wrote:

Beginning in 2006, Microsoft says it will ship with its operating system and other software products six brand new typefaces created especially for extended on-screen reading.

While on-screen fonts are one of the few things that I'll admit that Microsoft does right, unfortunately, new fonts are a band-aid solution for improving on-line. What is really needed is hardware development, to bring screen resolutions up to the level of the average printed book.

Bruce Byfield 604-421-7177


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