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Mind blown. Just found out about this "font" that takes advantage of subpixel rendering to be absurdly small: msarnoff.org/millitext/

(Quotes added since the color information is critical; i.e., it's not simply an outline like typical typefaces.)

@myersjustinc The only problem is that to work properly, the LCDs have to be arranged R, G, B. Which isn't true on all makes, models, and orientations of display.
Yes, I am a subpixel nerd. 😊
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ClearTyp

@Xinjinmeng True, and the page I linked does mention that briefly at the end—but a neat idea nonetheless.

@myersjustinc And with epic good eyes like mine on a non-high DPI screen you can quite read it.
@myersjustinc Very cool but I still couldn’t read it, even on a very high dpi(?) screen. Looked blurry :blobglare:

@Averly Lower-resolution screens might be easier—larger pixels and therefore larger subpixels.

@myersjustinc
Just got my mind blown too 😃
I love the idea of making use of technology like that.

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