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Re: X fonts selection weirdness

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: X fonts selection weirdness
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 20:40:01 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> If I specify, for instance, a default font of "Sazanami 12", that works
> great for both ascii and CJK characters, and has the rather nice
> property that the 2-1 width ration of CJK and ascii characters is
> preserved exactly (so, e.g., character graphics look correct).

In such a case, that font is anyway selected for CJK
characters in the normal fontset looking up because the
default fontset doesn't specify a family and thus the
default family sazanami scores high in font sorting.

> I gather you're instead talking about fonts that mainly cover ascii, and
> "accidentally" happen to include some other characters?

That's one reason.  Another is, as I wrote, to use a font of
proper OpenType tables.

Kenichi Handa

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