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Re: font selection confusion

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: font selection confusion
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 12:47:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 20:37:35 +0900 Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> wrote:

> Sorry for the late response on this matter.
> In article <address@hidden>, Stephen Berman <address@hidden> writes:
>> There's something peculiar with \u22ee in my Emacs (GNU Emacs
>> (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.14.4) of 2009-03-01 on escher), which
>> may be related.  I also use Dejavu Sans Mono (set in ~/.Xresources,
>> along with xft as FontBackend).  In the Gnus *Article* buffer in which
>> I'm reading Miles's post, both characters are displayed fine.  According
>> to `C-u C-x =', both use the default font; here is the complete
>> description of \u22ee:
> [...]
>> However, in this description, the vertical ellipsis is not displayed,
>> but instead an empty box.  The same goes for the Message buffer into
>> which I yanked the post from the *Article* buffer (again, the latter
>> does display the vertical ellipsis).  Likewise if I just yank that
>> character into any other buffer, and also if I start emacs -Q and insert
>> it with ucs-insert or with `M-: (insert ?\u22ee)': it displays only as
>> an empty box (again, with the default font Dejavu Sans Mono).  When I
>> type `C-u C-x =' on any of these empty boxes, this is the result:
> Do you still see this problem?  If so, please try this:

No, in my latest build (GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+
Version 2.14.4) of 2009-03-15 on escher) the character displays fine in
all buffers.  So I guess the problem has been fixed.

Steve Berman

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