[Fontconfig] Improving Latin font selection for CJK locales
behdad at behdad.org
Tue Jan 29 17:33:09 PST 2008
On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 18:59 -0500, Pat Suwalski wrote:
> So, this works, but it would be nice if it could be specified to
> fontconfig to just ignore a unicode range.
Sure, Pango totally uses fontconfig to determine if a font supports a
character. So this can completely be fixed in fontconfig. Someone
needs to go finish the patch and pass it through Keith I think.
> The problem with deleting characters is that some are in commercial
> fonts, etc. This is particularly true with the Asian fonts.
> Of course, in cases such as word processors where the font is
> selected, it is preferable to use the characters that go with it.
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