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RE: Font's on OS/2

From: Manos Batsis <m.batsis@bsnet.gr>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 12:20:02 +0200
Message-ID: <D1E4335E90D4D311A99400D0B709A123448B20@EMAIL_SRV>
To: "'Jay Snodgrass'" <jays@d2consulting.com>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>

Both major browsers offer font embedding techniques.
Check it out, it may be your solution.

Manos

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay Snodgrass [mailto:jays@d2consulting.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 12:05 PM
> To: 'www-style@w3.org '
> Subject: Font's on OS/2
> 
> 
> Does anyone have any information on the built-in fonts in 
> OS/2. When using
> the following css:
> 
> .text {
>   font-family: helvetica, sans-serif; font-size:12px; color:#000000
> }
> 
> or 
> 
> .othertext {
>   font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size:12px; color:#000000
> }
> 
> The displayed fonts look no where near the same as Helvetica or Arial.
> Whatever font is substituted is not very legible and the kerning is
> terrible.
> 
> I would appreciate any insight into Font's on OS/2 and/or CSS on OS/2.
> 
> I am testing with Netscape Navigator 4.61 (German) Edition on OS/2.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jay Snodgrass
> 
Received on Wednesday, 21 March 2001 05:20:26 GMT

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