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Bug#224692: general: Hard to find math Fraktur font

On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 07:53:29AM +0500, Victor Porton wrote:
> It is hard to find a font (I'm searching preferably a scalable font for X)
> which contains math Fraktur symbols (ones used e.g. to denote Lie
> algebras). Note that Unifont doesn't have these symbols. (These symbols are
> even above 65536 in Unicode.)

> The only way I've found to do this is to install all the font packages (too
> much downloading) and test them manually.

> Two things need to be done:

> 1. Add the word Fraktur (it is probably similar in the sense to the word
> "gothic" but I'm not sure) into desctiption(s) of the appropriate font
> package(s).

Have you actually *found* such "appropriate font packages"?  These
recommendations are all well and good, but help not at all if the reason
you can't find Fraktur fonts is because they don't exist.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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