[Pkg-fonts-devel] Runes

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Nov 2 22:44:19 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 1:58 AM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org> wrote:
> Quoting Paul Wise (pabs at debian.org):
>> pabs at chianamo:~$ fc-match -v 'Aboriginal Serif' | grep file
>>       file: "/usr/share/fonts/truetype/aboriginal/AboriginalSerifREGULAR943.ttf"(s)
>> pabs at chianamo:~$ dpkg -S
>> /usr/share/fonts/truetype/aboriginal/AboriginalSerifREGULAR943.ttf
>> fonts-lg-aboriginal:
>> /usr/share/fonts/truetype/aboriginal/AboriginalSerifREGULAR943.ttf
>> They are ugly because the font authors made them that way.
> fonts-lg-aboriginal main goal is to cover scripts for aboriginal
> languages or North America? So, it's perfectly understandable they are
> lees nice with runes (I just wonder why they even included runes).

With the ugly comment I was referring to whatever fonts Lars has
installed, not Aboriginal Serif, which is reasonably good looking.

> BTW, you didn't CC the original poster to your anwswer, was it on
> purpose? :-)
> This is of course the Debian lists policy but, from the original
> content, I very much doubt he's subscribed to our list (but I may be
> wrong).

Just following the policy as usual :)

I will resend my earlier message to him.



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