On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 6:59 AM, Georg Baum
<georg.b...@post.rwth-aachen.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> we have two related problems here:
> 1) At http://www.lyx.org/trac/changeset/f496ec373bafa/lyxgit we changed the
> font style from "Regular" to "LyX" to work around a qt shortcoming. This is
> probably the reason why cmr10.ttf is not used any longer to display the
> superscript 3. Note that the discussion at the bug
> http://www.lyx.org/trac/ticket/9229 which was solved by this change did
> include the former maintainers of the Debian LyX package. We did try hard
> not to break any package depending on LyX fonts.

i appreciate the effort in trying not to break any package, is there
something that can be done to address the breakage of matplotlib from
within fonts-lyx?

> 2) The font replacement algorithm used by matplotlib has a bug. It seems it
> uses some kind of symbol font which causes the omega instead of the
> superscript 3. This symbol does not come from the additionally queried
> cmex10.ttf font, I believe this font is tested because cmr10.ttf did not
> work, but is then discarded as well.

could you jump on https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/issues/6976
and discuss this on that issue? matplotlib maints are curious to know
more about that


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