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Bug#700500: a CyrEo fontset, please?

>>>>> Anton Zinoviev <anton@lml.bas.bg> 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
 > fontsets.

	… 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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