On 11/5/05, Panayotis Katsaloulis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello, I was asked to forward this email to the list, so here it is.
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Konstantinos Margaritis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: freefont-bugs@nongnu.org
> Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 20:55:24 +0200
> Subject: Freefont bugs from Debian BTS
> Hello,
>  I am the new maintainer of the FreeFonts package in Debian (named
> ttf-freefont) and I notice that there are a couple of bugs that are
> not Debian specific. I decided to forward them to this list, I hope I
> did right :-)
I guess we should use http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=freefont
but here works too (probably better too).

> Here are the URLs describing themselves:
>
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=235927
#235927 has been fixed.

> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=276118
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=276120
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=276121
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=289032
>
> Also, maybe you have an idea of why this is happening (Gnome terminal
> is able to use FreeMono with no problem, but KDE is unable to use it
> in eg. Konsole):
>
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=301712

Can Konsole use fonts that are not flagged as Monospace? FreeMonospace
is not flagged as monospace by fontforge since not all the characters
have the same width. In FreeMonospace zero-width characters have zero
width. If they were all the same width then there's not much point to
diacritics because you'd get either the diacritic as a seperate
character or followed by a blank space.
If we set the font as a "real" monospace according to MS, then we'd
need a way to make diacritics work, some languages require them to be
zero-width.
--
Denis Moyogo Jacquerye


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