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Evan Patterson epatters@enthought....
Tue Jun 21 15:16:47 CDT 2011


On Jun 21, 2011, at 2:58 PM, Thomas Kluyver wrote:

> On 21 June 2011 19:40, Klonuo <klonuo@gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK subpixel rendering is only applied to fonts. Images don't have
> that possibility (information) unless you hardcode that effect (or use
> some format as DjVu)
> 
> OK, scratch that idea. I'd assumed it could antialias lines and curves in the same way.
>  
> > @font-face is a way to load a reference to a font that you can then use in a
> > CSS font-family definition. Most browsers now support it, although IE only
> > had partial support until v9 (http://caniuse.com/#feat=fontface ). Browsers
> > that don't support it would just use fallback font families as is normal
> > with CSS.
> 
> Sorry, but I still don't get it. What will you reference with that
> directive? Do you mean to put logo as text in html?
> 
> Yes, you'd put the logo in as HTML, and style it with CSS. Newer browsers let you reference fonts, so that you can use a font which isn't installed on the user's computer. See Google's instructions for Droid Sans Mono, for example:
> 
> http://www.google.com/webfonts/family?family=Droid+Sans+Mono&subset=latin#code
>  
> > The top ones look fine to me, but I'll let other people comment on
> > typographic matters! Hope this isn't getting too frustrating - we should
> > have a decision soon.
> 
> No. I was asking as I wasn't sure if you are implying to redo.
> I'm in Droid from those samples
> 
> If you've got spare time, it would be interesting to see them with the [y] adjusted so that there's less space above the y (whether you move the y or shrink the [ ] is up to you). But don't worry too much about it. Primarily I'd like to get some more opinions - Brian, Min, Evan, you've all weighed in on logos previously - what do you think of the different fonts Klonuo has tried?

I like Droid Sans Mono. Quicksend is too dainty, and I don't like how low the y's are compared to the brackets in Inconsolata and Anonymous Pro. I believe Fernando made a similar comment about the placement of the 'y'.

Evan

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