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Re: Shall we change the flags?

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: Shall we change the flags?
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 15:17:18 +0200

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 1:25 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Karol Majewski <address@hidden> writes:
>> I talked to Janek Warchoł and he said that this output is
>> intentional and explained to me everything. However, those
>> christmas-tree-flags (as I call them now) still make me sick, [...]
> At any rate: have you tried installing the Gonville fonts?  They are
> supposed to have a different design.  I have no idea how that would make
> the flags look, but then I am not all that interested in change.

I believe that the proper way to go is to create a flexible font
substitution mechanism.  I mean, something more user-friendly than
manually replacing font files (i think Gonville uses something like
this?).  And more powerful, too - it would be great to be able to
replace only some glyphs, and compose a font from several components.
For example:
- take Feta as the basis
- apply Gonville on top of this (every glyph that is present in
Gonville is replaced, but if there's anything missing (e.g. some
accordion symbols), Lily falls back to Feta as the default)
- apply a special, user-made version of flags on top of this.

This would be cool.
I don't have time to write it, but if someone does, i'll review and test it.


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