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bug#26605: 25.1; emacs picks unsuitable fallback fonts for monospace def
bug#26605: 25.1; emacs picks unsuitable fallback fonts for monospace default font
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:25:01 +0300
> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Ralf Jung <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:59 +0200
> >> Notice that, for example, → is supported by both Fira Mono and DejaVu
> >> Mono. In these cases, the editor should use the preferred font, which
> >> is Fira Mono in my case.
> > Isn't that what happens? It does here.
> Yes, sorry if that was unclear. With the default setup, → is picking
> the font I expected it to pick.
> I mentioned this just because when changing the configuration to use
> DejaVu Mono as a fallback font, it often happened to me that then emacs
> also used DejaVu Mono for →.
Shouldn't happen in Emacs 25, AFAIK. We specifically made a change in
that version to stick to the default font for symbols and punctuation
characters, as long as the default font supports them. Maybe your
experience comes from older versions?