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Re: X fonts selection weirdness

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: X fonts selection weirdness
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:05:24 +0100
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Miles Bader wrote:
> Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
>> The above should work, but I'm now thinking about
>> introducing non-default-font-script-list:
> ..
>> Documentation:
>> List of scripts not to display by the default font.
>> Usually, the font specified for ASCII characters is also used
>> to display a non-ASCII character if the font supports that character.
>> But, if a character belongs to one of these scripts, a font for it is
>> determined by looking up the current fontset and the default fontset.
> Why would you do that though?
> If the user choose a default font capable of displaying one of those
> charsets, it seems like he would _want_ the default font to be used!

Conversely, if the user has explicitly specified fonts in a fontset,
then they expect those fonts to be used, not just for specific scripts.

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