[ubuntu-art] Font suggestions

Ashton cogneato at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 18:22:14 BST 2008

Erm, I suppose an easy test would be to open up OpenOffice, and compare two
identical paragraphs using the two fonts to see if they break in the same
place...in regard to the metrics...durf. Like I said, no font expert.


On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 11:18 AM, Ashton <cogneato at gmail.com> wrote:

> So how does Droid compare in terms of the language support mentioned
> earlier? Maybe it has broad support if it's main purpose is to support
> Android. Also, if Droid was made by the same people who made Liberation,
> maybe the metrics were given the same attention? IANAFE (I am not a font
> expert : p) so I wouldn't know. But I do recognize the
> importance/convenience.
> Ashton
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Kenneth Wimer <kwwii at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 02 July 2008 19:04:37 Salane Ashcraft wrote:
>> > So I just looked at it again- we could possibly just use Droid fonts for
>> > everything...
>> >
>> Right, I have been using them on my desktop and they are pretty nice (and
>> very
>> condensed). I think that OOo and other such office apps should still use
>> the
>> liberation fonts as document fonts (if possible) due to their similarity
>> to
>> the MS fonts.
>> Ken
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