[Fontconfig] Regularizing contains operator semantics

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Sun Jul 13 04:48:25 EST 2003

On Sat, 2003-07-12 at 12:04, Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 10 o'clock on Jul 12, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > Can you give a concrete example? As Keith said, if you specify
> > a font explicitly, you'll get that font for every character
> > it contains.
> I thought the problem mentioned was that applications were using lang to 
> restrict the presented list of available fonts in some context.  I know 
> Mozilla does this when selecting preferred fonts for language groups; I 
> can believe that other apps also do this; perhaps we should find a way to 
> deprecate this activity.  The Mozilla behaviour was inherited from the 
> core font listing techniques and so is not specific to it's interactions 
> with fontconfig.

gtk2 was explicitely mentioned, and gtk2 doesn't expose fontconfig's
listing system at all.

But maybe "Mozilla using gtk2" was meant.


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