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Bug#141332: Ugly fonts : may be caused by change in /etc/X11/fs/config



On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 01:39:57PM +0100, Yann Bloch wrote:
> Without anti-aliasing, bitmap fonts look much better than scalable
> fonts. So I could solve the problem by putting the Type1 fonts after the
> 75/100dpi in the "catalogue" variable of the config file.

That's what I've done.

> Maybe this order (first bitmap, then scalable) should remain the default
> policy in the xfs package?
> 
> Oops I've just seen this contradicts the README.fonts. Well, anyway, for
> me it looks nicer.

Well, Juliusz Chrobocek and others asked me to use the officially
recommended font path.

It's no wonder Jim Gettys thinks all free fonts suck, if he's been using
the officially recommended font path which appears to make free fonts
appear as ugly as possible.  :-/

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