[thelist] Breaking away from "Standard" Fonts

Conyers, Dwayne dwayne.conyers at hp.com
Thu Mar 9 18:06:39 CST 2006

Also Spracht Christian Heilmann:

> > We all know about the 7 or so standard fonts guaranteed to work in
> > browser.
> >
> > A) Are there other non-normal fonts you use?
> > B) What are they?
> > C) What problems have you encountered?
> Am I the only one who is bored to tears with this request popping up
> the time?

Not really... Because with WEFT and similar technologies one can expand
the font base-- but your point is valid.  Fancy fonts that are hard to
read don't necessarily do a thing if you ain't got that swing (e.g.,

I made magic once.  Now, the sofa is gone.

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