Longhorn - six new fonts revealed

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by NetRyder, Mar 25, 2005.

  1. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Read the full article with more information about each of the fonts. For a preview of the fonts, see this link.
    They look beautiful! I really want to start using them (especially Consolas) now. :D
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Woo, yet more fonts people can put into web-pages that not everyone can use. Just what we need.
     
  3. NetRyder

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    Well, they are OpenType fonts, so they can be installed on any system. Moreover, most of the fonts we see on the web today, including Verdana, Trebuchet MS, Arial, Courier New etc. are Microsoft's core web fonts anyway.
     
  4. Geffy

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    Looking nice. Yeah most fonts used on the web are ms fonts, fortunately just about every os supports TTF and so on.
     
  5. Electronic Punk

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    I like em, but am not quite as obsessed about it as those guys.
     
  6. Lee

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    There must be a folder somewhere that will let us download them.
     
  7. NetRyder

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    Hehe, Poynter is a journalism site. That's the reason they obsessed with typography. ;)

    I highly doubt they're available online right now. I'm not even sure we'll see them in the milestone build that's due at the WinHEC.
     
  8. NetRyder

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    Download :)
     
  9. zeke_mo

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    gah!!! Looks like I am downloading them on dialup :( .9KB/s *sigh*
     
  10. NetRyder

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    I just redownloaded them to test the speed. Got a constant 487 KBps.
     
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  11. vivid_vibe

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    Weird, I just got it at 88 KB/s. Nice fonts, thanks for the linky, NetRyder.
     
  12. zeke_mo

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    I am on dialup :p currently on 14.4, dont know where my other .2KB/s went :s
     
  13. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    4.4MB/sec took 5 seconds to get them :D

    Now to use them in a web page and piss every on on earth off :D
     
  14. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    Thanks for the fonts NetRyder! :)
     
  15. Xie

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    Ha I beat you by a secound! :p
     

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  16. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Hell it took me a few secs, that's all. And no, I didn't time it. Sheeeesh. :p

    They are nice, but the Candara and the Corbel are the ones me likes. Not so smooshed like the others and not so damn bold either. They're rounder and spread out a touch. :)

    Oh... Thanks for the D/L NetRyder. I won't ask where ya got them from. Maybe the same place that Wallpaper came from... outta thin air. :rolleyes: :p
     
  17. NetRyder

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    Hehe, well the wallpaper did uh...come outta thin air. ;)
    The fonts, on the other hand, are right there in the 5048 build that we received at WinHEC.
     
  18. Petros

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    Is this a BBspot story that got reprinted somewhere else?
     
  19. Mainer82

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    Nice, thanks for the fonts.