High resolution screens are great for typography - Re: Accelerator boards - no future? Bad business?

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Mon Apr 25 19:29:16 CDT 2016

> On Apr 25, 2016, at 8:15 PM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Apr 2016, Toby Thain wrote:
>> Incorrect.  Scalable system (& third party) fonts have been with us for
>> more than 30 years, as I said.
> Though you are quite correct, it doesn't mean that scalable fonts are
> everywhere.  They might be present more or less everywhere in MacOS and
> maybe even Windows, too.  However, there are two problems.  One is that it's
> (currently) a big hassle in Windows to get absolutely every font to get
> bigger at once.  Trust me, I tried.  

Indeed.  At least Windows offers the option, though it does a mediocre job.  Mac OS doesn't do it at all, in any way.  It seems that Apple thinks everyone is a young whipppersnapper.


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