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Subject:Re: Web Page Appearance From:Brannon Golden <brannon -dot- golden -at- WCOM -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 22 Jan 1997 15:52:34 -0600
To all things negative about typography on the web, I must (sadly) concur. On the other hand, you might want to check out Microsoft's typography page: http://www.microsoft.com/truetype/content.htm
Although I for one don't want MS single-handedly shaping the future of the Internet, their ideas in this area hold some promise--Cascading Style Sheets, Typography standards, etc. Netscape also has a few good ideas.
I have on occasion seen a few other sites that discussed some of these issues with some depth, offering valuable suggestions for today's Web. David Siegel's springs to mind (http://www.dsiegel.com/home.html). A stroll through AltaVista or Infoseek might also yield you some lively discussion on "typography" and "design."