[thelist] fonts (Palatino / General)

erik mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Wed May 25 11:27:03 CDT 2011

Palatino Linotype has shipped with Windows since Windows 2000 and
Palitino with Mac forever. Seems rather safe to me.

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working with a designer who is asking me to use Palatino variation fonts
> in content areas of the website.  I typically try to use standard fonts and
> stay away from custom font techniques be it google font or any of the
> javascript methods.  If it's not there by default I'd rather stay away.
>  I've got bigger fish to fry.
> Aside from the fact that Palatino and a slew of other common windows or
> perhaps mac fonts are not installed by default on my linux box, even on my
> fairly new windows laptop I'm encountering obstacles.  Doing a little
> research I found a site that provides some stats that are not promising for
> Palatino.  But since the designer is on MAC, well oh well.
> http://www.codestyle.org/servlets/FontStack?stack=Palatino+Linotype,Palatino&generic=serif
> There are undoubtedly hundreds of sites that provide various stats.  Anyone
> care to provide some authoritative links or feedback?  General default font
> feedback?
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