When comparing Agave vs Noto Mono, the Slant community recommends Agave for most people. In the question“What are the best programming fonts?” Agave is ranked 70th while Noto Mono is ranked 76th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Sleek font and it looks good on the terminal
Pro Good design
Very nice, not boring, and clear to read even in small font sizes.
Pro Excellent support for Unicode characters
Unicode uses 16 bits per character, meaning that it can represent more than 65,000 unique characters.
Con No ongoing development
Development of Agave is on a hiatus.
Con Zero is difficult to identify
As it's not dotted or slashed, "0" is more difficult to distinguish.
Con Letters capital 'i' and lowercase 'L' are too similar
The only difference is almost unnoticable.
Con Difficult to distinguish between a period and acomma as well as a colon and a semi-colon
Comma has very small tail, making it difficult to distinguish from a period (full stop). Same applies to colon and semi-colon.