Friday, 13 July 2018

How a Microsoft font brought down Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

quote [ The controversy was therefore dubbed Fontgate and on Friday, headline writers and wags on Twitter were saying that Pakistan was now "Sans Sharif." ]

That's a pretty cool application of forensics and typhography.
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+5 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:45pmGMT]


HoZay said[1] @ 11:14pm GMT on 13th Jul [Score:5 Funny]
A bold move, but justified.
happyman said @ 11:27pm GMT on 13th Jul [Score:1 Good]
pretty kerny, but just my type
WeiYang said @ 11:46pm GMT on 13th Jul [Score:2 Funny]
the margins are narrow, you'd better keep tabs on things
arrowhen said @ 1:47am GMT on 14th Jul [Score:1 Funny]
You'd make a good comic, sans the dated material: that joke's so old it was written on papyrus.
hellboy said[1] @ 2:17am GMT on 14th Jul
Hey, you gotta move with the times if you want to have any impact. There's a myriad of ways to do it, but if you don't go with one of the more poplar ones, people may think you're a dingbat.

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