[PATCH weston v2 1/2] Add font entry to shell section for title fonts

Jasper St. Pierre jstpierre at mecheye.net
Sat Oct 4 18:53:30 PDT 2014

Set a font description like "Sans" and then let Pango do the glyph
selection with fallback fonts. It hooks together with fontconfig -- it
knows well enough what font options are available.

On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 6:47 PM, Ryo Munakata <ryomnktml at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Oct 2014 18:01:51 -0700
> "Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre at mecheye.net> wrote:
> > I don't think that's a great idea. The rest of my system uses Pango's
> > algorithms for doing font fallback and font shaping, and I don't see a
> > reason to differ from it.
> >
> > Not to mention that it's very unlikely that I want my window title to
> > suddenly switch completely to a fullwidth font because it had one
> Japanese
> > character in it.
> >
> Hi, Jasper.
> So do you think that the fonts list isn't needed?
> If users want the behavior Bill showed, they just need to set fonts=sans.
> That doesn't suddenly switch completely to a fullwidth font.
> I want to know what you need.
> Please tell me the way you want to solve the problem which is why I wrote
> this series.
> Thanks.
> --
> Ryo Munakata <ryomnktml at gmail.com>

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