Hugh Sasse wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > Hugh Sasse wrote:
> > 
> > > It's a variable function of my vision, lighting, but I usually use 24 
> > > point
> > > on VDUs, In this terminal (because Lucida Console doesn't have thin 
> > > strokes,
> > > the n's are about 5 mm high, but I'd like them bigger if possible.  I'm
> > > not the limiting case, a former colleague liked her text about 2cm tall.
> > 
> > Would fixed width font help you?
> That's almost the right question :-) but it's not the width of the 
> characters which would help, it is the width of the narrowest strokes
> in the characters.  I don't have a clue what typographers would call
> that.

Maybe a completely different typeface like Gentium may be helpful?

> I suppose the question to ask now is: what is the current production
> system for the PDFs?  If that is known then we can see what variables
> can be adjusted within reason.  I'd like to improve it for me and others
> in my position without making it typographically hideous for fully sighted
> people :-).

We use openjade.

Alvaro Herrera                      
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