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Subject: Re: Multiple Views on Design
From: Gunnar Swanson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 12 Nov 2000 19:07:29 -0800

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I'm curious what face you would suggest for ballots.


>Peter Stanbridge wrote:
>>  They even recommend a typeface - Interstate.
>(Man, the sound I made when I just read
>  that could *never* be put into ASCII...)
>When I tell you guys that the "We Read Best What We
>Read Most" mantra does more harm than good, *this* is what
>I'm talking about. Interstate was a bad choice for street
>signs, much less election ballots. Akhoul sharameet.
>Not that I would take the opportunity to, but if I ever
>saw a ballot set in Interstate, I'd take it and slam
>people in the face with it at 65 miles per hour.

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