Re: sans serif vs serif fonts

Subject: Re: sans serif vs serif fonts
From: dski -at- CAMEONET -dot- CAMEO -dot- COM -dot- TW
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 1996 10:24:47 GMT

Caryn Rizell (caryn_rizell -at- hp -dot- com) writes --

> ...I see that Microsoft has... started using serif fonts for
both headings and text. Although they do use some sans serif
fonts for headings, but not usually the level 1 head styles.

Microsoft makes software, not standards. And since they don't
make very good software, it seems unwise to adopt their
practices in areas outside their supposed specialty. Sure, use
the terms they use, if the product you're writing about runs in
Windows. Why on Earth should you go any further than that?

Dan Strychalski dski -at- cameonet -dot- cameo -dot- com -dot- tw

TECHWR-L List Information
To send a message about technical communication to 2500+ list readers,
E-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send administrative commands
ALL other questions or problems concerning the list
should go to the listowner, Eric Ray, at ejray -at- ionet -dot- net -dot-

Previous by Author: Re: electronic books--info needed
Next by Author: Re: on vs in
Previous by Thread: Re: sans serif vs serif fonts
Next by Thread: Re: sans serif vs serif fonts

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads