[nSLUG] Date for Linuxfest

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 11:41:16 ADT 2010


Kerning looks poor to me also (using either xpdf, or Gimp's PDF import).
It's using the dreaded Arial (MS Windows hack on Helvetica) truetype font.

But I agree with the bikeshedding comment. Too much time spent --
let's just be satisfied and move on.

-D.

On 31 March 2010 10:02, D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Adam Hartling
> <adam.hartling.ns at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Here's an updated PDF
>> http://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B3bVBbpL5i67YTdhMDdmNzEtZTM5MC00MTJmLWE3YWEtZjcyM2FkZDFjMDNl&hl=en
>>
>
> Is it just me, or is the kerning on these google PDFs terrible?
> If the printed ones are not better (than how mine are rendered
> in iceweasel or Evince), it could give things an amateur feel.
>
> As an example of what I'm seeing, the 's' and 'e' in presentation
> touch each other, while the 'a' and 't' in presentation have a large
> space between them.
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