[Fontconfig] Rejecting and accepting fonts

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Tue Nov 14 23:53:40 UTC 2017

On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:59:54 +0200, Donn Ingle wrote:

> Is there some informal list of fonts which one should never reject?

In my (admittedly limited) experience, I have never seen Fontconfig
fail to return a match. Failing everything else, it always seems to
return DejaVu Sans, at least on my Debian Unstable system.

So perhaps you should always make at least that font available as a
(close to) universal fallback.

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