Change in core[master]: fdo#55034 Update default Hebrew font from Lucida Sans to Luc...

Lior Kaplan kaplanlior at
Fri Oct 19 08:51:32 PDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Petr Mladek <pmladek at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2012-10-19 at 15:27 +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:
> > (replying to the list, as I don't think gerrit is the right platform
> > for discussions about patches)
> Yup, it is a bit strange. I think that you could press the "Review"
> button and just leave the comment. Well, you can't do inline comments
> this way.

Indeed (:

> > Hi Petr,
> >
> > I've done the patch in to be as
> > minimal as possible.
> >
> > I guess that it's indeed an unneeded repetetion, but as it appear
> > about 100 times in the same file (and effect different languages), I
> > would prefer to leave removing the condensed form to another change.
> I see the following:
> $> grep lucidasansunicode officecfg/registry/data/org/openoffice/VCL.xcu
> | wc -l
> 3
> $> grep "Lucida Sans Unicode"
> officecfg/registry/data/org/openoffice/VCL.xcu | wc -l
> 68
> => "Lucida Sans Unicode" is used many times and "lucidasansunicode" only
> 3 times.

But "lucidasans" is used 100 times.

> You could see that "lucidasansunicode" is used only in the second part
> of the VCL.xcu file where you define substitutes for particular fonts.
> Only this second part uses the lowercase-condensed font names.

And I don't want to lose this part due to the condensed/regular form change
you've suggested without more thorough check.

> => I still think that you should use only the normal font name (Lucida
> Sans Unicode) in the first part where you define fonts for each locale.
> > If someone has any other clean up for
> > officecfg/registry/data/org/openoffice/VCL.xcu let me know, and I'll
> > be happy to do them.
> I am not aware of any planed clean up. Well, it would be great to rework
> the code and use the same font names everywhere and avoid the confusion.

As you can see, there's place to unify the font's writing, but I would
prefer to leave it to another (larger) patch.

Thanks for the comment...

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