Articles posted on June 16th, 2003

John McCain in denial

Monday, June 16th, 2003 • 10:00 pm

There is something mind-boggling in the way that a Republican senator such as John McCain continues to try and justify — by stating that we are “past the point of justifying”, no less — the actions of the current US administration. What is mind-boggling is that he is continuing to use the “weapons of mass […]

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Jeffrey Zeldman on death of Internet Explorer

Monday, June 16th, 2003 • 6:18 pm

Read what web design guru Jeffrey Zeldman has to say about the death of Internet Explorer as a stand-alone product, both for Windows and for the Mac: “R.I.P.” From here, as it has for several weeks now, it looks like a period of technological stasis and dormancy yawns ahead. Undoubtedly the less popular browsers will […]

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Say (Illicit) Cheese!

Monday, June 16th, 2003 • 4:48 pm

Wow. I had no idea all French raw-milk cheese was banned in the US: “Hey, Wanna Score Some Cheese?” by Katy McLaughlin, The Wall Street Journal (Raw-milk cheese from other countries is banned if it’s aged for less than 60 days, which eliminates most raw-milk soft cheese.) Such cheese was stamped with a big red […]

More » Whatever happened to Multiple Master fonts?

Monday, June 16th, 2003 • 4:01 pm

The previously mentioned article on “Font Fatigue” has led me to explore the web site further, and here’s another article that I find highly interesting: “dot-font: Avant Garde, Then and Now” by John D. Berry, I remember when Multiple Master fonts were first introduced, and it does sound like they never went anywhere, […]

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Font Fatigue

Monday, June 16th, 2003 • 3:38 pm

A good article on the current situation with fonts under Mac OS X: “Font Fatigue: How Fonts Really Work in Mac OS X” by Chuck Weger, It’s actually the first part in a series, but it’s already quite informative, especially for people who might be confused about the whole font issue.

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