[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#464471: ttf-dejavu-core: default style for DejaVu Serif is Condensed

Davide Viti zinosat at tiscali.it
Sat Feb 9 10:04:11 UTC 2008

Hi Paul,

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:51:33PM +0900, Paul Wise wrote:
> Package: ttf-dejavu-core
> Version: 2.23-1
> Severity: important
> ttf-bitstream-vera is being removed from Debian (#461308), so DejaVu
> needs to replace it. Currently the DejaVu Serif uses "Condensed" by
> default, which makes it look a bit ugly and very different when compared
> with Bitstream Vera Serif, which uses "Roman" by default. Please change
> DejaVu to use "Book" by default, which looks like the "Roman" Bitstream
> Vera Serif.

talked about this on #dejavu and been told that default style is not condensed:
it's not like a "default" style is defined in the fonts, fontconfig should just 
pick the one closest to roman.

Can you please provide more infos?

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