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Re: [groff] 03/09: tmac/an-old.tmac: Stop remapping ` and '.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [groff] 03/09: tmac/an-old.tmac: Stop remapping ` and '.
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:42:35 +0100 (CET)

> It's called Sun Gallant Demi


> (or simply "Gallant", as no other weights or variations of it
> exist). It's the default console font of SPARC workstations and
> SunOS/Solaris;


> OpenBSD used to use it, until they switched to a much blander
> console font <>.

Not my taste... – additionally, ` and ' are no longer symmetric.

> It's the only fixed-pitch serif typeface I've seen that pulls that
> look off naturally.

To summarize: It seems that there is only a single platform left today
that by default uses a bitmap font for terminals with symmetric ` and
' characters.  This sort-of proves my point, doesn't it?


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