Back in 2000, Jonathan Ploudre wrote a 4-part series on Macs and font technologies. Over a dozen years later, they still have some helpful insights.
- A History of Font Technologies looks at the way the Macintosh changed everything by displaying regular, bold, italic, outline, and different sized fonts on your screen.
- Macintosh System Fonts looks at the fonts that were part of the Classic Mac OS. Some have been with us since the beginning.
- Using the Espy Font explains how to use the Espy font, originally developed for Apple’s Newton, as your system font.
- Web Browsing with Espy shares tips on using Espy as the screen font with browsers circa 2000.
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