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Re: System fonts


From: Alex Perez
Subject: Re: System fonts
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 20:21:27 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Rob Burns wrote:

> On 2004-08-25 00:44:12 +0700 MJ Ray <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > I really think the default font should be FreeSans.
Disagree. The solution is glyph substitution.
> > 
> 
> If GNUstep supported falling back to a different font if a glyph was 
> unavailable in the current (default) font, the choice would be less 
> important.
Insert my vote for this here. This is long overdue, and while it's not a 
problem for latin-script-using foo's, everyone else (like Rob, here, who 
wants to see Japanese and Thai fonts at the same time, or me) who wants to 
use non-latin scripts along with latin ones. Historically, most Japanese 
fonts have had horrid latin glyphs, for instance...

> 
> my .02
it's .04 now :)

> 
> Rob (who's had a hard time finding a reasonable font that contains 
> both Thai and Japanese glyphs)

Alex Perez





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