[Techtalk] 1Il 2Z 5S 6G 0OQ 8B etc problem

Kai MacTane kmactane at gothpunk.com
Mon Apr 13 15:48:07 UTC 2009

Kelly Jones wrote:
> Well-known problem: the number "one", capital "eye", and lowercase
> "ell" all look similar or identical in most fonts.

You want to look for "programmer fonts" or "programming fonts". Jeff 
Atwood's blog, "Coding Horror" has done a couple of entries on this 
topic, as have many others.

Good places to start:



Plus Google searches on "programming fonts" and "coding fonts".

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