Re: one vs. 1

Subject: Re: one vs. 1
From: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 10:17:29 +0300

Sorry if this point seems too obvious, but in the interest of
minimalist list comments... 8:)

While this thread has been interesting and informative, as usual,
there is another aspect which has not been mentioned:

For clarity, be sure to select a font which does not make a numeral
"1" indistinguishable from a capital letter "I" or a lower case "l" in
your documentation.

That way, if the customer still insists upon using the numerals for
single-digit numbers, the users of the docs won't be at quite the
disadvantage they might have been otherwise.


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