Re: General writing question

Subject: Re: General writing question
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:36:35 -0500

Serif vs sans? I try to go for "easier to read" and that seems to depend on who's reading. Personally I like serifs, and like Courier when writing programs because it's a serif monospace.

Because I tend to write stuff where one-vs-ell and zero-vs-OH are important, I've tried to plump for typefaces allowing those distinctions. Some success. Not much.

I've occasionally noticed implementations of particular fonts where rn gets kerned into m. (If you cannot see what I mean, then your browser kerned a lower-case RN into a lower-case M.) A Google search for this difficulty yields an article introducing the new word "keming" with the example where the stern of a ship turns into its stem.
http://www.ironicsans.com/2008/02/idea_a_new_typography_term.html
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