[aprssig] Crowdsourcing weather page

w0ep w0ep at w0ep.us
Mon Jan 27 12:41:40 CST 2014


I can read it OK.  The problem was context.  First line said

5 5 mph. 
 It had me puzzled until I made the assumption first 5 was 'south'


Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE DROID

Steve Dimse <steve at dimse.com> wrote:

>On Jan 27, 2014, at 12:53 PM, w0ep <w0ep at w0ep.us> wrote:
>
>> The font has 5 and S as the same character
>
>Yes, someone else commented privately they didn’t like the LED font, I changed the pressure to another font for comparison. 
>
>Fonts are tough. People have strong preferences, and some people have eye problems that make it imperative to use certain kinds of fonts. When you send out text people can always change it with the defaults in the browser. What I like about the LED font is that it conveys the idea that this is computer generated data that changes. 
>
>Personally, I have no trouble reading numbers in the LED font, but I wouldn’t want my next book printed in it.
>
>Steve K4HG
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