solar.george at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 8 12:47:02 BST 2008
2008/7/8 jmak <jozmak at gmail.com>:
> On 7/7/08, George Brooke <solar.george at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 07 Jul 2008 22:16:54 +0200
>> Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
>> > jmak wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > > In order to produce a real high quality desktop environment every
>> > > little detail counts, including fonts. There is an absolutely high
>> > > quality font family that has been created for Goggle, called Droid.
>> > > Ubuntu has been negotiating with Goggle to completely open-source
>> > > them. If they succeed, the font family will be used on Ubuntu as
>> > > default system fonts. They are mac quality fonts and look great on
>> > > xubuntu too. If the negotiations succeed, we should also use them as
>> > > default system fonts. Download and try them out. From here:
>> > >
>> > > http://damieng.com/blog/2007/11/14/droid-font-family-courtesy-of-google-ascender
>> > >
>> > > jmak
>> > >
>> > Just curious but what's wrong with the liberation-fonts?
>> > Why don't we use them?
>> > https://www.redhat.com/promo/fonts/
>> > http://damieng.com/blog/2007/05/17/red-hat-releases-liberation-fonts
>> > Kind regards,
>> > Jelle
>> There's been some discussion on the art mailing list and as a user
>> (from the screen shots) I really can't see that either is hugely better
>> than the other.
> Look at the differences, in terms of resolution, clarity and screen
> space economy.
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Having seen the side by side comparison I think Lib Sans is a better choice
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