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Re: Recent upgrade in Lenny botched CJK fonts

Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> writes:
>> The version of ttf-unifont in debian currently (5.1.20080914) doesn't
>> actually seem to be a scalable font, despite being in ttf format -- it's
>> really just a fixed bitmap that gets magnified.
> Looking like "fixed bitmap" is not proof of being bitmap data.  This is
> scalable TTF font data.

Right, but the actual _shapes_ of all the glyphs I looked at (including
ASCII and CJK glyphs) are clearly mechanically generated from bitmaps,
and as a result, look fairly awful at any size other than the original
design size....


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