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Re: Bug#164594: libzvt2.0-0: Breaks font selection broken in Gnome Terminal



On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 09:09:06AM -0400, christophe barbe wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 11:39:27AM +0200, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> > > > Recommend, yes. Require, no.
> > > > Even without ttfs one must still be able to change the gnome-terminal
> > > > font, everything else is a bug. It's not meant to work *only* with ttfs.
> 
> Looks like you don't want to use gnome-termimal. What about xterm?

No, I am sorry, but libzvt IS FUCKING BROKEN!

It is not a matter of anti-aliasing, it is not a matter of a design
choice, it is a matter OF A BUG.

Get it through your skull, it is broken, the older version works.

It is not 'rejecting' font decisions, it is IGNORING them.

It will not accept ANY font choice, anti-aliasing font or no.

> In gnome2 they have made a lot of design choice that for you can be
> interpreted as bug. Because they want to provide a better usability
                                                            ^^^^^^^^^
> experience they are hidding a lot of option. You can rely on editing
> yourself the gconf tree or use something else.

No, wrong, in this case it is refusing to honor any fonts, it is
presenting options that don't work, and even if you edit the config
files it still refuses to allow you to change fonts.

If you don't believe us, try it yourself, prove us wrong by giving us
an example of a SINGLE font aside from the default it will allow you to
select.

Until then, stop arguing that there is no bug.

Zephaniah E. Hull.
> 
> Christophe
> 
> > > Where are you seeing that gnome-terminal depends/requires ttf fonts ?
> > 
> > I'm seeing that I can't select any other fonts. And I read your original
> > comment that says that GNOME2 "is intended to work with ttf fonts".
> > 
> > > BTW this bug as been solved in private.
> > 
> > It's not resolved, non-tt fonts are still not usable with gnome-terminal.
> > In fact, I just tried setting it to use FreeMono (from the ttf-freefonts
> > package) and even that failed, so the problem is not just restricted to
> > non ttf fonts.
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Filip
> > 
> > -- 
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> > 
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