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Bug#508862: console-setup: There should be a way to load a second font

Anton Zinoviev, le Tue 16 Dec 2008 10:28:15 +0200, a écrit :
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 01:36:05AM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > 
> > With the kbd package it is possible to load several fonts so as to take
> > benefit of the 512 possible different glyphs.  For instance, blind
> > people use this to load a braille font.  This is not possible with
> > console-setup.
> Please give more info about this.  Console-setup can load large fonts 
> with 512 glyphs

I'm not talking about loading large fonts. I'm talking about loading
_two_ fonts, just like

setfont lat9w-08 brl-08

> Do you mean that in order to support blind people console-setup has to 
> be able to load simultaneously two different fonts?

Yes, because else one would have to have a braillified version of each
and every font, which would be far from convenient. And braille is not
the only case.  People could want to load both a cyrillic and a greek
font for instance.


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