Breezy fonts are worse?
carey at internode.on.net
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 http://forums.whirlpool.net.au, one from my Hoary
>>> install and the other from my Breezy install.
>>> Hoary -- http://users.on.net/~lncoshea/carey/hoary.jpg
>>> Breezy -- http://users.on.net/~lncoshea/carey/breezy.jpg
>>> 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
>> 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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