[Pkg-fonts-devel] RFS: fonts-firacode/1.200-1 [ITP]
kilobyte at angband.pl
Mon Aug 29 19:35:23 UTC 2016
On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 09:15:13PM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Am Montag, den 29.08.2016, 15:18 +0200 schrieb Fabian Greffrath:
> > > > Hm, I remember I once tried the font for fun in gedit and it worked as
> > intended. Not sure why vte isn't able to properly render what
> > > gedit/gtksourceview apparently can do?
> Answer to myself: Maybe this is because vte is a terminal emulator
> (library) and strictly expects a monospaced font for its text
> rendering, which usually do not contain ligatures (more or less even by
> definition, that is).
It does support CJK "fullwidth" (ie, double-width) characters, I don't think
ligatures should be any different.
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