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Re^2: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make

by ww (Archbishop)
on Mar 27, 2005 at 17:20 UTC ( #442650=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make
in thread Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make

... and the older my eyes get, the worse the problem becomes.

The various language variants of WST_ are _less_nasty_ than some (for 'doze), though they still leave much to be desired. Even better, IMO, is the proggy.... fontset, with many plusses, including slashed or dotted zeroes, readily distinguishable { and ( (with bold variants, which help me lot), etc.

Had semi-seriously considered building my own, with special attention to diffs between curly and paren, semi and colon, etc...
but good sense (as in limited graphic talents and knowledge so eone else has already done it well) has so far prevailed.

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Re^3: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make
by demerphq (Chancellor) on Mar 27, 2005 at 17:43 UTC

    Yeah I credit proggy fonts with the elimination of this type of error for my daya to day to usage. They are much better than the courier variants.


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