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Re: Intlfonts

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Intlfonts
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 20:57:43 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Kenichi Handa <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 10:10:30 +0900
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> > Will there be a new Intlfonts release before the next Emacs release?
>> > (I looked for a development version but couldn't find any.)
>> > Or are there any other fonts than Intlfonts that should be recommended
>> > here in the documentation?
>> There's Unicode fonts generated by gathering glyphs in fonts
>> of intlfonts:
>> ftp://ftp.x.org/contrib/fonts/etl-unicode.tar.gz
>> I think it's worth mentioning it in the documentation.

> They are already mentioned in INSTALL:

>     BDF fonts etl-unicode.tar.gz used by ps-print and ps-mule to print
>     Unicode characters are available from <URL:ftp://ftp.x.org/contrib/fonts/>
>     and <URL:ftp://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/mirror/X.Org/contrib/fonts/>.

> But this text makes it sound like etl-unicode.tar.gz is only for
> ps-print.  Should we change it to say that they are also useful for
> display?

Yes, I think so.

I also found that intlfonts is mentioned in etc/PROBLEMS at
this section:

* Runtime problems related to font handling

** Under X11, some characters appear as hollow boxes.

I think it is better to mention etl-unicode here too.

Kenichi Handa

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