gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 8 02:20:35 UTC 2011
On 08/07/2011 07:31 PM, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
> Folks, you are NOT required to agree with me. Certainly, I do not demand
> that. I am quite willing to be the only person with a particular opinion.
> But, you did not hear me demean anyone, including John Culleton, the
> original poster, to whom I asked a question. But I am shocked to read such
> vitriol simply because I expressed my opinion. Why is it that you may call
> me names, but it is not OK for me to say how I feel regarding a typographic
> convention. I doubt either of you can logically justify your remarks.
Certainly there has been a change come about, probably largely relating
to the internet and web sites, where fonts used on the web, and the
speed with which they are edited do no lend to the use of or
appreciation of typographic quotes. No doubt many web page creators
don't know the difference.
At the same time, when one sees a nicely selected, one might say elegant
font, printed on quality paper for some publication, the use of
typewriter quotes looks quite out of place.
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