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Re: Bug#701585: marked as done (general: Can't select other languages)

Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:

> on these systems, getting all the default fonts and input methods would
> also be a big plus.  For the moment we are years behind other systems
> such as Mac OS, where at any time it is possible to switch language or
> browse a website in a language that is not the default one of the
> session.

Amen to this.  I care a lot about having fairly complete Unicode coverage
in my display fonts, and I've often had to trawl through aptitude to try
to guess at which font packages I need to install just to, for example,
see the front page of Wikipedia without annoying empty squares.

Let alone http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/utf8/ where I'm still missing:

    Vietnamese (nôm) (only some characters)
    Mongolian (Classic)

These may actually be covered by fonts in Debian, but I don't know how to
find them.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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