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Re: Font rendering slightly degraded in recent rawhide



Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 14:00 +0100, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
>> Adam Williamson wrote:
>>
>>> And why the hell are you still using Luxi Mono, anyway? that thing went
>>> out with the ark...
>> I'm not the person you are posing your question to, but I use Luxi Mono
>> and can give you an answer:
>> "Because it is a wonderful serif mono font. Can you suggest me an
>> alternative? It looks like mono => sans nowadays."
> 
> I'm a big member of the 'fonts are subjective' bandwagon, but I'm
> _really_ surprised that anyone would consider the Luxi fonts to look
> better than the DejaVu ones. DejaVu is just a far more polished font
> set, which is why it was chosen by all major distros to replace Luxi
> years ago. You're literally the first person I've come across who seems
> to prefer the appearance of Luxi. Nothing wrong with that, I suppose,
> I'm just surprised =)

I've never said that Luxi fonts are better than DejaVu fonts.
What I've said is that there is no alternative to Luxi Mono
if one wants a serif monospaced font.
I like to have a serif font in my shell; I find it more readable,
even at small size.


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   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it


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