RE: General writing question

Subject: RE: General writing question
From: "Jack DeLand" <jackdeland -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'Peter Neilson'" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:41:57 -0500

For code samples, I use Source Code Pro from Adobe. It's free, easier to
read than Courier New. Lots of dev folk using it now, too.
https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/source-code-pro


Jack DeLand
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Subject: Re: General writing question

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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References:
General writing question: From: Tammy Van Boening
Re: General writing question: From: Peter Neilson

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