RE: Killing comic sans

Subject: RE: Killing comic sans
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 09:58:52 -0800

Dan Goldstein wrote:

> Just a quick shout-out to my buddy Trebuchet, which makes a clear
> distinction between the upper-case "eye," the lower-case "L," and the
> digit "one" -- and looks good doin' it, too.

Agreed. But for things like code snippets, you really should use a monospaced font. As a replacement for Courier (which doesn't clearly distinguish 1 from l), I like Lucida Sans Typewriter.

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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