On 2008-11-14, Olivier Galibert <galibert(a)pobox.com> wrote:
If memory is your problem, I'm pretty sure that you can dump them
and make them fit in less than a read-only, shareable, load-on-demand
megabyte without any special effort. The iso-8859, jisx, gb, cns etc
Yes, I thought that at first also. Maybe I should go back to that.
The #1 problem I've seen with real unicode support on unix is
rendering, specifically the font selection, especially when you want
to still be able to reach the bitmap fonts. I don't think
As I wrote in my previous reply to Stephen, but then deleted before
sending, "it's not as if Mule does any of the hard stuff";-) [so why
is it hard to get rid of?]
fontconfig/xft allows to reach them, it's written by
anti-aliased-vector-fonts integrists who consider their use is the
only one relevant. And that documentation is for wimps, and
"deprecated" and "stubbed" are synonyms.
Indeed. I think I've managed to eliminate all scalable fonts from my
world, except in Firefox, where it's too much like hard work to get
rid of them.
 I can't work without
-Misc-MiscFixed-Medium-R-Normal--10-100-75-75-C-60-*, but I can stand
using a different name as long as the glyph rendering is identical.
You must have good eyesight (or a large monitor)!
Personally, I can't live without -misc-...-15-140-... and its
homebrewed doublewidth counterpart.
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