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Re: Antialiasing and ugly fonts

On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 08:22:53AM +0200, Jean-Christophe Dubacq wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 09:21:56PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 05:32:49PM +0200, Jean-Christophe Dubacq wrote:
> > > The default (shipped) XftConfig should probably contain some kind of
> > > specifications (after all, X11 is installed with readable fonts)...
> > > 
> > > Should I file a bug ? (remember, it's Branden Robinson I will have
> > > to deal with)...
> > 
> > if the problem makes something unreadable for you by default, then id
> > say you should file a bug.
> Try to use gnome-font-properties and set your main font to Cartwright
> size 12. :-)

i dont have that font installed. i only have ttf-freefont and

> > if it just looks bad, however, but is still readable, maybe you should
> > file it as a wishlist bug.
> > or even better, write a patch to XftConfig with what you think are some
> > good defaults and then file a bug with that attached.
> Trouble is, the X server can be installed with no fonts, and as such no
> font is guaranteed to be present for sur. May be I can try to
> see if multiple fallbacks can be specified. Then I will file bug+patch
> with fonts from freefont, from xfonts, from free ttf packages, etc.

id say only make the xfonts be the default, since those have a better
chance of being installed than the other one.

which 'freefont' are you talking about?


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