[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#473423: Fails Box drawing alignment tests of Markus Kuhn
henrich at debian.or.jp
Wed Jul 30 12:27:01 UTC 2008
On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 19:10:39 +0300
Juhapekka Tolvanen <juhtolv at iki.fi> wrote:
> Once again you see some font-substitution mechanism in effect and I do
> not want to reiterate everything I said in bug #473419. In addition
> those line-drawing chars a very badly aligned in your screenshots,
> because glyphs for those boxes are taken from two or more fonts. If I
> use just misc-fixed-* in my (u)xterm, those Box drawing are done right.
> Their lines are straight and sharp. Guess who is BOTH current maintainer
> of misc-fixed-* -fonts AND author of that file UTF-8-demo.txt :-)
> BTW you can see what fonts your terminal emulator uses this way:
> lsof | grep firefox | grep font | grep -v /var/cache/fontconfig
> Just substitute that "firefox" with process name of your terminal
Juhapekka, you're right.
So please tell me which truetype font is good to draw boxes right
as example, that's what vlgothic author told me.
He would check it and add it.
Hideki Yamane henrich @ debian.or.jp/iijmio-mail.jp
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