When comparing Sudo vs Verdana, the Slant community recommends Verdana for most people. In the question“What are the best programming fonts?” Verdana is ranked 72nd while Sudo is ranked 92nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Four styles available
Sudo has Regular, Italic, Bold, and Bold Italic styles available.
Pro Works well on Windows
Sudo is hand-hinted for good rendering on Windows.
Pro Good legibility
Different character categories are differentiated by height and alignment. Numbers are a line width smaller than capital letters, so there is no need for a dotted or slashed zero.
Pro Free with Windows
Pro Compact while light
Packs lots of information into your screen space while remaining clear and never looking crowded.
Pro Renders perfectly at all sizes
Again, particularly in Windows
Pro Looks absolutely gorgeous in Windows
Looks good elsewhere as well, but the world-class hinting here really comes out with the windows rasterizer (probably optimized for it).
Con Zero is not slashed or dotted
This makes for difficulty in distinguishing similar looking characters, such as the capital "O".
Con Not monospaced
-if that is an absolute must for you. But don't assume it is until you've tried without...