Bug#700500: a CyrEo fontset, please?
>>>>> Anton Zinoviev <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 03:44:47PM +0000, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
>> Please provide 256-glyph fonts with both Cyrillic and Esperanto
>> glyphs (specifically: U+0108, U+0109, U+011C, U+011D, U+0124,
>> U+0125, U+0134, U+0135, U+015C, U+015D, U+016C, U+016D.)
>> One possible such fontset is MIMEd. It is based on CyrSlav.256, and
>> retains all its glyphs within the U+04xx range, adds the
>> aforementioned Esperanto glyphs, U+00F7 DIVISION SIGN, while
>> removing certain U+20xx (U+2013, U+2020, U+2021, U+2030, U+2039,
>> U+203A) glyphs, and U+2122 TRADE MARK SIGN, arguably not all that
>> valuable for Cyrillic-based typography.
> Hi and thank you for your contribution!
> I am tagging this bug report as 'wontfix' for the following reasons:
> 1. The combination Cyrillic + Esperanto is supported by Uni2 and Uni3
… However, these fontsets come at the price of the reduced color
capability for the text terminals.
> 2. Small fontsets (256 glyphs) are for one language only.
That’s hardly the case; for instance, how do you explain that
the CyrSlav fontset includes ñ? Is it used in any languages
that rely on the Cyrillic script?
> Users who need multilingual support should use Uni1, Uni2 or Uni3.
FWIW, I’d gladly accept a facility allowing the user to use
custom fontsets for a fix to this issue.
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