[Fontconfig] [PATCH] don't artificially embolden fixed-width fonts

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Tue Feb 17 15:27:57 PST 2015

>> So...it seems infinality figured this out 4.5 years ago but then
>> decided to make the change much more 'personal preference'-y, and
>> it got buried in history :/
> That's definitely an interesting repository you've dug up there.
> Indeed it seems all the work had already been done.

Good to know.

> I had kind of hoped the FreeType fairies would somehow detect your
> post and ingest the patch.

At least the fairy who writes this e-mail is awfully busy, sorry.

> But it seems now that I have to tread on the unknown ground that is
> the FreeType mailing list.

:-) It's probably the best solution to start there.  For example, the
last changes w.r.t. emboldening bitmaps are from Alexei, who isn't on
the fontconfig list, I think – he is the guy you should pester, I


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