the greek fonts used in Mule are very small: xemacs can display bigger fonts
jcb+xeb at jcbradfield.org
Wed Apr 22 14:20:08 EDT 2009
On 2009-04-22, Uwe Brauer <oub at mat.ucm.es> wrote:
> Right, I was not careful enough you are right, why isn't greek-jis used
> for input?
Because Greeks want to write Greek in the Greek coding system and
character set, not in Japanese.
But you can use greek-jis if you want.
> Hm I am using Kubuntu 8.04 and the precompiled version. May be the
> Ubuntu/Debian developers included that code?
Maybe. If you're using a packaged version, I think you should talk to
the packagers before you come here.
> > The right answer is to change your greek font to one you prefer.
> > Using the JISX characters is not the right answer!
> Why? Why can't I used them for display, and why can't I use them within
> quail greek.el?
If you're always going to send out in utf-8, it doesn't much matter,
as both the Greek Greek letters and the Japanese Greek letters will be
converted to Greek letters. But if you're ever going to send out your
files to people expecting a Greek coding system, they may be confused
to get something in Japanese. They might, for example, not have any
> > Try -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--20-200-75-75-c-100-iso8859-7
> yes I did that but the result is rather ugly, I'd say.
De gustibus. I quite like it. (Whereas I don't like the default JIS
font Greek letters, because I don't like screen fonts that try to
imitate the forms of high-resolution typography.)
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