[Fontconfig] RFC: Substitution for Lucida fonts

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Thu Jan 12 01:11:43 PST 2012


I'm not sure your substitution rules will help a lot of people: Luxi
deployments are marginal nowadays¹ (due to its infortunate non-free licensing)
and Lucida Sans Typewriter used to be widely available through jvm
installations (when the packaging bothered to put it in system font paths),
but even Oracle has been pushing OpenJDK lately and non-free fonts have been
pulled from that.

¹ Even on the Linux-specific part of codestyle's font survey it has dropped
way below some very obscure fonts:


Nicolas Mailhot

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