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PATCH: Issue 519: Warn about cross-platform font inconsistencies. (issue

From: markpolesky
Subject: PATCH: Issue 519: Warn about cross-platform font inconsistencies. (issue 10819043)
Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 02:39:47 +0000

Reviewers: ,

I don't know if this qualifies for a "Fixed" label on Issue 519, but let
me know what you think.

- Mark

Issue 519: Warn about cross-platform font inconsistencies.

Please review this at

Affected files:
  M Documentation/notation/text.itely

Index: Documentation/notation/text.itely
diff --git a/Documentation/notation/text.itely b/Documentation/notation/text.itely index 89c82c7d217f4b4cc936ed19681c25c0b6c921f5..0799f61259ed5ba30cabf5e2fcfd54f54b3021f8 100644
--- a/Documentation/notation/text.itely
+++ b/Documentation/notation/text.itely
@@ -1402,6 +1402,14 @@ Three families of text fonts are made available: the @emph{roman}
 @emph{sans} font and the monospaced @emph{typewriter} font -- these
 last two families are determined by the Pango installation.

address@hidden {There are no default fonts associated with the @emph{sans}
+and @emph{typewriter} font-families.  An input file that specifies
+either of these can lead to different output on different computers.
+To ensure consistent output among multiple platforms, fonts must be
+specified by name, and those fonts must be available on any system
+that processes the file.  See @ref{Single entry fonts} and
address@hidden document fonts}.}
 Each family may include different shapes and series.  The following
 example demonstrates the ability to select alternate families, shapes,
 series and sizes.  The value supplied to @code{font-size} is the

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