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CSS: Window-Mac Font Families
note: further updates to this list are available on the wiki. for more information on the use of font-families, see this post on my moshi blog.

Font equivalents for the two systems, in order of my preferences:

Sans-Serif Fonts
Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif
"Trebuchet MS", Helvetica, sans-serif
Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif
"Century Gothic", Futura, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;
"Lucida Sans Unicode", "Lucida Grande", sans-serif
Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif
Impact, Charcoal, sans-serif
"Arial Black", Gadget, sans-serif
"MS Sans Serif", Geneva, sans-serif

Serif Fonts
"Palatino Linotype", "Book Antiqua", Palatino, serif
Garamond, Georgia, serif
"MS Serif", "New York", serif
"Times New Roman", Times, serif

"Lucida Console", Monaco, monospace
"Courier New", Courier, monospace

"Comic Sans MS", cursive