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Web Typography

Since I am try­ing to make my blog in­to a se­ri­ous site 1 I de­cid­ed to take a se­ri­ous look in­to web ty­pog­ra­phy. It should be use­ful if Bartle­Blog ev­er gets a sec­ond us­er (which is not pre­cise­ly com­ing soon ;-)

Spe­cial­ly since this link ap­peared in Ned Batchelder's blog.

Right now, I am in­to ba­sic things, like ver­ti­cal ry­thm and such, but you can al­ready see a dif­fer­ence:

bartleblog13.png

Now, let's go in­to more se­ri­ous ma­te­ri­al to read on the sub­jec­t.

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as in "ex­ces­sive or im­pres­sive in qual­i­ty, quan­ti­ty, ex­ten­t, or de­gree", not "not jok­ing or tri­fling". This site is all about tri­fling.

steve / 2007-05-21 23:12:

I dont like that only two lines of your blog appear in akregator. Why don't you put the full text in the feed?

Roberto Alsina / 2007-05-22 00:22:

So you have to come to the site.

steve / 2007-05-22 10:23:

Hmmm. If you'd put all text in the feed like most others I wouldn't have to.

It's not convenient enough for me to read your blog, but I can't make you change.

Have a nice day.

Roberto Alsina / 2007-05-22 12:00:

Er... yes. If I didn't try to make you come to the site, you wouldn't have to come to the site.

Besides blindingly obvious, I suppose it's also true.

You have a nice day, too!