[Pkg-fonts-devel] Re: [benlaenen@gmail.com: [DejaVu-fonts] DejaVu Fonts 2.13 released]

Christian Perrier bubulle at debian.org
Tue Dec 19 07:13:56 CET 2006

> Davide's regular posts to the deb18n list, asking for feedback on the  
> increasingly familiar D-I screenshot, deserved a good outcome. Where  
> are we with dejavu and different languages? Is there any language  
> represented in Debian which still has display issues with dejavu?

Most Indic languages are not well supported and we either use freefont
or specialized fonts (I was working yesterday on the font to properly

Dzongkha (Tibetan script) is also better supported with either a
specialized font (Jomolhari) or the Tibetan Machine font

Amharic, when supported, will probably use Abyssinia.

Arabic uses Nazli from ttf-farsiweb. So would Persian.

Georgian uses BPG_Glaho

Khmer uses KhmerOSsys from the KhmerOS initiative

Thai uses a font from ttf-thai-tlwg-udeb

CJK languages have a specialized "compact" udeb named
ttf-cjk-compact-udeb. I don't know which font is used as basis for

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