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Re: [DOCS] 7.4 official docs : Fonts?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)myrealbox(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [DOCS] 7.4 official docs : Fonts?
Date: 2003-11-20 16:36:19
Message-ID: 200311201636.hAKGaJw00609@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Michael Glaesemann wrote:
> >> As Peter has pointed out, the CSS can handle a lot of it. It doesn't
> >> have to be hardcoded into the SGML-to-HTML transformation. One option
> >> would be to use colors as well (I'm not talking a rainbow of fruit
> >> flavors here :). In particular, I find italics often difficult to read
> >> on the web. I'll try to get a few styles worked up by tomorrow that
> >
> > I think it is the monospace italics that really look bad.
> 
> I'd have to agree with you. Making them a color other than the text 
> (black) or the links (blue/purple depending on your eyes) would set 
> them off quite well. Serif fonts at small sizes can also be pretty 
> nasty, though this isn't an issue with the PostgreSQL docs.

If we go with color, making them printable on a non-color printer
becomes a problem.

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