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On Fri, 2011-06-24 at 11:06 -0400, Marc Paré wrote:
Le 2011-06-24 03:35, Astron a écrit :

I just tried out different LibO greens with my titlebars:

I think Green 0 actually looks best, but I am not completely sold on
this. The other greens seem a bit aggressive.

Another thing to think about is font. I would propose (for Linux
systems) FreeSans, a Helvetica copy, which is almost universally
installed and works well as an interface font. When setting this,
think about font hinting, too. Should Cleartype (Windows)/sub-pixel
hinting (and what level) (Linux) be enabled or not? Subpixel hinting
looks bad in print, on CRTs or on LCD screens that use a different
sub-pixel ordering, but is much smoother on R-G-B LCD screens.


I just checked on my system (Mageia 1 -> a Mandriva fork), FreeSans is 
not installed. How is the Liberation font family for print? This font is 
definitely installed on all linux boxes. If we are to adopt a specific 
font, we should make sure that it is a maintained font and that we can 
either have a link to a site where it can be downloaded from or we 
should store in on our own servers. I also think that it should be 

I think I had seen somewhere on one of the wiki pages, a specific 
recommendation for a font for print, was is not Vegur?

We are using Liberation Sans for headings and text in the user guides.
It prints well (sharp and dark, good contrast) in addition to being very
readable on-screen. (We use Liberation Mono for code.) 


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