* Isarra Yos wrote:
5) Restore the status quo - specifying
'sans-serif' as the font, which
translates to the default font for the platform, had none of these
problems, and resulted in fonts for all platforms which were good for
those platforms (though perhaps not necessarily the best).
* Windows users got fonts optimised for Windows, and which Windows
knows well how to render. They may not be free, but /we/ weren't the
ones prioritising the non-free.
* Linux users got whatever (probably free) font their distribution
provides, for which in all likelihood their fontconfig (rendering
settings) is also optimised.
* Those with cleartype etc off previously had fonts that rendered
properly or they would not have been using their system with
cleartype etc off for all this time.
* Anyone previously using free fonts, on whatever platform, did not
have their choices overridden. This also applies to those using
dyslexic-friendly and other accessibility-oriented fonts.
* And so on.
Given that no objective and verifiable issues with this were ever
provided to explain the need for a shift to specific fonts across all
platforms and languages in the first place, this means there should also
be no issues with going back.
Sounds very good to me.
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