Breezy fonts are worse?

Carey O'Shea carey at
Tue Sep 20 07:24:36 CDT 2005

Carey O'Shea wrote:

> Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 02:02:24PM +1000, Carey O'Shea wrote:
>>> I've noticed some fonts in Breezy being worse. I took two 
>>> screenshots of, one from my Hoary 
>>> install and the other from my Breezy install.
>>> Hoary --
>>> Breezy --
>>> The screenshots are fairly self explanatory, but the Breezy fonts on 
>>> this webpage are murky, and the spacing between some characters is 
>>> very close and touching. While the Hoary fonts are clear and easy to 
>>> read, with the spacing correct and no blurring. Anyone know why this 
>>> is?
>> I'm not sure this is it, but I've recently upgraded fontconfig to the
>> version in Breezy, and it changed the default font aliases.  Now
>> "Sans" refers to Bitstream Vera Sans, while in Hoary "Sans" used to
>> refer to Verdana.
>> I've added this to ~/.fonts.conf to get Verdana back (Bitstream Vera
>> Sans does not have all the glyphs necessary for Lithuanian):
> Marius, thanks for your reply. I added what you said to ~/.fonts.conf 
> and it didn't make any difference to that website 
> (
> So does anyone else have any ideas?

Will this be resolved for Breezy release?

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