oocalc2 font

Matthias Klose doko at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 29 19:25:20 CDT 2005

Eric Feliksik wrote:
> Inspired by the firefox fonts jeremiad, I would like to say that the
> default font in oocalc2 (Nimbus Sans L) looks bad, too. It's far too
> narrow. Bitstream Vera Sans for example looks much better, IMHO.
> I have no knowledge of the technical issues relating to this
> (fontconfig, etcetera), and I don't know if this problem is similar to
> that of firefox.
> I'm sure that ubuntu-developers feeling responsible for openoffice will
> be able to make a wise decision about fixing this or not, so please just
> give me a reply that you recognized the issue.

Eric, I completey understand your desire for "good looking" fonts.
Currently I'm more concerned about having default fonts which work as
well in non-english languages. If you would like to dive into the OOo
font mess, please drop me an email.


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