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Sender: "ACM SIGCHI WWW Human Factors (Open Discussion)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Michael Chui <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 23:32:19 -0500
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 01 Nov 1999 13:34:17 EST." <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: Michael Chui <[log in to unmask]>
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Hal Shubin wrote:
> I'm stuck for a term. You can have two kinds of text in a Web browser: text
> in a GIF or JPEG image, or the other kind. Y'know, it's the kind that you
> can copy and paste, that can appear in different fonts and sizes depending
> on system configurations.
> What do you call that text?

        I call the former "pictures of text" (read with a derogatory
tone :-).

Michael Chui
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