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Re: fonts in carbon emacs

From: Peter Novodvorsky
Subject: Re: fonts in carbon emacs
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 17:19:25 +0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (darwin)

>>>>> On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 21:15:42 +0900
>>>>> "YM" == YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 15:11:25 +0400, Peter Novodvorsky <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:
YM> That's what I mentioned "tons of wrong glyphs" in
YM> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-pretest-bug/2005-06/msg00547.html.

Great reading, thanks!

YM> Please refer to its followup messages to see how to customize a
YM> fontset so that it may not introduce wrong glyphs.

I've changed it to (create-fontset-from-mac-roman-font... and now it
works flawlessly. 

YM> I'm not sure whether it's possible to preserve fontset after such
YM> customization.  A workaround is to customize "fontset-default" as
YM> follows:
YM> фывафыва
YM>   (fontset-add-mac-fonts "fontset-default" "monaco")

>From my point of view it's a bug in emacs, because:
a). cyrillics don't work even if I do everything that is needed how it
is written in documenation. 
b). even if I use advices from developers, still functions from menus
don't work. 

YM> But it has some drawbacks that 1) It does harm to ETL font users, and
YM> 2) Font family for Central-European/Cyrillic fonts are not
YM> synchronized with that for the ASCII (or mac-roman) font.

Is there a way how it can be fixed in normal way? Could you give me
any idea about that, so I can dig in that direction?


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