Re: Debian on the Desktop - plans for Lenny?
On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 02:22:25PM -0400, Tim Hull <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > At least with debian.org, it appears the CSS specifies a font of "Arial,
> > Helvetica, sans-serif", which means if msttcorefonts isn't installed, it
> > falls back to the ugly bitmap Helvetica fonts. Which seems more like a
> > bug
> > in the CSS for a website for free software, than in the web browsers
> > obeying
> > this directive.
> > --
> > Daniel Schepler
> That is the exact issue - on Ubuntu, Bitstream Vera Sans is used as a
> substitute for Arial by default if Arial isn't installed. It seems Debian
> should do the same.
No, we should use the liberation fonts, which are designed to replace
the MS fonts.