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Comments on: Reading Digital Text, part 1 http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/04/30/reading-digital-text-part-1/ a blog and podcast dedicated to discussing text arts forms Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:00:35 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.0.2 en Writer Response Theory 2004-2005 wrt@writerresponsetheory.org (Writer Response Theory) wrt@writerresponsetheory.org Talk Radio Comment-cast: Reading Digital Text, part 1 Comment-cast: Reading Digital Text, part 1 Writer Response Theory Writer Response Theory wrt@writerresponsetheory.org http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/iTWRT.JPG WRT: Writer Response Theory http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress 144 144 by: Jeremy Douglass http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/04/30/reading-digital-text-part-1/#comment-130 Tue, 30 Nov 1999 00:00:00 +0000 http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/04/30/reading-digital-text-part-1/#comment-130 <blockquote>In addition most applications and text formats are designed... with little or no concern for the typography of screen reading.<br /> <br /> The third point is an interesting one. What is a good typology of screen-reading?</blockquote><br /> <br /> Christy, did you mean "typography"? Both are interesting questions - I'm just trying to follow your train of thought.<br /> <br /> Many of the truisms of good typographic design for screen vs. paper have to do with resolution and with the nature of backlit vs. not. It will be interesting to see what first ulta-high definition screens and second smartpaper do to this whole discussion - I expect typographers in 10-15 years will be groaning about people insisting on using san-serif fonts on high resolution smartpaper. After all, the serif was originally designed to aid readability.... Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/writerresponse/writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/wp-includes/functions-formatting.php on line 76

In addition most applications and text formats are designed… with little or no concern for the typography of screen reading.

The third point is an interesting one. What is a good typology of screen-reading?

Christy, did you mean “typography”? Both are interesting questions - I’m just trying to follow your train of thought.

Many of the truisms of good typographic design for screen vs. paper have to do with resolution and with the nature of backlit vs. not. It will be interesting to see what first ulta-high definition screens and second smartpaper do to this whole discussion - I expect typographers in 10-15 years will be groaning about people insisting on using san-serif fonts on high resolution smartpaper. After all, the serif was originally designed to aid readability….

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Jeremy Douglass In addition most applications and text formats are designed... with little or no concern for the typography of screen reading. The ... In addition most applications and text formats are designed... with little or no concern for the typography of screen reading. The ...