Who are the "spacists"?

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Mar 19 17:54:10 EDT 2017


Mikhail V wrote:
> Monospaced text rendering is an artifact,
> which exist on a very short time period in history.
> At best, one should just imagine it should not exist, and is
> just a temporary inconvinience. Actually it lasts already much
> longer than I would expect.

The fact that it *has* lasted so long might be telling us
something. It has some advantages when machine processing
text such as source code, where the semantic content is much
more important than making it look pretty.

-- 
Greg


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