[Fontconfig] Can we use base 16, and not 85, for ASCII charset representations?

Akira TAGOH akira at tagoh.org
Tue Sep 24 19:25:16 PDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 1:22 AM, W. Trevor King <wking at tremily.us> wrote:
> So you think the:
>   <page>: <mask>
> syntax is too verbose in hex?  I can't think of a good alternative off

Yes. it depends on how many glyphs a font has though, several tens of
thousand hex code as the output is too much.

> the top of my head without dropping information, and I don't think we
> want different output format for:
>   $ fc-list <pattern> charset
> compared to the element-less invocations.

That said adding another format pattern for more details isn't that
bad idea IMHO if it helps.


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