Re: RE: Font question

Subject: Re: RE: Font question
From: Brian Bertrand <bertran -dot- de -dot- st -dot- jean -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 13:07:54 -0400

Its generally better when dealing with bosses to provide solutions, not just
ask questions. Going armed with examples is good. If I were to guess based
on what he's using he likely finds tnr too small and tight. We use Verdana
or Courier for all our formal communications as much of it gets posted on
the web.

On Aug 25, 2010 11:59 AM, "Butler, Darren J CTR USAF AFMC WR-ALC/ENGL" <
Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- robins -dot- af -dot- mil> wrote:
> Peter Neilson wrote:
>>>(Sorry, but it's Cynically Paranoid Pessimism Wednesday.)<<
>
> In the immortal words of Andrew Grove, former CEO of Intel, "Only the
> paranoid survive"
>
> Maybe he can be the patron saint of CPP Wednesday.
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> Jim Pinkham wrote:
>> Heather, since the reaction of your boss seems purely subjective,
> you're
>> engaging in, and inviting, guesswork on the part of all of us. Yes, as
>> you've seen, we can give suggestions on what might look professional.
>> But what is it about TNR that sets him or her off?
>
> Worst-case scenario: It's an on-line document in HTML, and the boss is
> visiting someone who by default has everything displaying on the browser
>
> in TNR. Boss steams at you for "using" TNR. Even if you didn't actually
> "put" it there, boss will think you should have anticipated the problem
> and "done something" about it.
>
> (Sorry, but it's Cynically Paranoid Pessimism Wednesday.)
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References:
Font question: From: Heather Anderson
RE: Font question: From: Pinkham, Jim
Re: Font question: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Font question: From: Butler, Darren J CTR USAF AFMC WR-ALC/ENGL

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