On 11/5/05, Panayotis Katsaloulis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello, I was asked to forward this email to the list, so here it is.
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> From: Konstantinos Margaritis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 20:55:24 +0200
> Subject: Freefont bugs from Debian BTS
> 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:
#235927 has been fixed.
> 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):
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
Denis Moyogo Jacquerye
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