[Novalug] How to gut &^*%$& Firefox??
energy.wwind at cox.net
Tue Oct 13 00:13:56 EDT 2009
Soooo Splain Me Diss....
how come I can get Russian characters sent to me in Yahoo Email Spams ???
I don't have the cyrillic fonts or alphabet loaded on my mail machine
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> Gregory Maxwell wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:22 PM, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
>>> and what genius included all those foreign fonts in the fedora
>>> distribution by default?
>> Without the fonts you'll just get meaningless hex-squares when you
>> view text which imports words from other languages, so you don't have
>> to read a language for its characters to be useful.
> and if i can see the actual characters, it's still meaningless!
> note that i said "by default". there is a mechanism for pulling in the
> correct packages based on the stated installation locale. follow it, and
> don't waste my time with stuff i won't use.
>> A set of high quality fonts for complete unicode coverage is no more
>> than a dozen mbytes or so. If you can't tolerate that you probably
>> can't tolerate X.
> fully 1/3 of a centos distribution is meaningless to a person who never
> expects to speak, read, or hear anything other than english.
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