[Fontconfig] Heads up: Droid fonts update in Rawhide

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Thu Jul 26 00:59:11 PDT 2012

Le Jeu 26 juillet 2012 09:32, Akira TAGOH a écrit :

> Well, I see what Nicolas wants to do here. since Japanese characters
> on Unicode's CJK Unified Ideographs is a subset of Chinese characters,
> I think he wanted to avoid picking Droid Sans Japanese up for Chinese
> anyway.

Ideally, I'd like the target="scan" lang-specific rules to generate a form
of simulated locl table. I know the current rules I use don't do that, but
I guess they are a sort of RFE on my part :)

I think Droid is a good showcase of the dead-end
selecting-lang-by-font-name is : if we don't hide the various
lang-specific droid names to the user, it only takes two or three
droid-like families to make font selection totally unusable in most apps.

Best regards,

Nicolas Mailhot

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