Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
The leaning tower of Piezo

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.

user:
pass:
register,


       

distinctIl

a font with clearly distinct lI|1, O0, rnm
 
(0)
  [vote for,
against]

To make reading faster, less ambiguous, less error/prone: let us use a font with visually more distinct signs: e.g. capital i, lowercase l, 1 (one), | (the "or" sign) should be more distinct; capital o [a circle] and zero [not only narrow, but also tapering, almost like a rhombus]; r before n rn should differ from m, c before l cl should differ more from d [the vertical line of d could continue further down; this way would differ from the mirror of b too]. q should have the right curve appendix from its bottom point to make it different from 9 and the mirror image of p.
jratkai, May 17 2015

[link]






       Ummmm, [jratkai], if you read your own summary, you will see that the font selected by our esteemed [jutta] for the HB fu11flIIs these requ|rements.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 17 2015
  

       A zero can be distinguished by having a slash through it; some fonts have it that way; others don't.
Vernon, May 17 2015
  

       The only thing that bother me about the font used here on the HB is that it's impossible to tell a "q" from a "q". Apart from that it's perfect.
MaxwellBuchanan, May 17 2015
  
      
[annotate]
  


 

back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle