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Re: X fonts selection weirdness

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: X fonts selection weirdness
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 09:32:05 +0900
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In article <address@hidden>, Richard M Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> 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!

>     Not for non-Latin scripts, especially CJK and those require
>     CTL (Complex Text Layout).  Usually the default font, even
>     if it claims that it has the specific character, the design
>     is not good or doesn't contain proper OTF tables.

> How about putting that explanation in the doc string?

Docstring of which function/variable?  Once the font
selection gets stable, I intend to add a new Info section
describing the detail of the font selection strategy.

Kenichi Handa

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