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Re: Identifying remaining core font users



On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 16:00 +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Adam Jackson <ajax redhat com> writes:
> > On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 14:59 +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> >> Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net> writes:
> >> 
> >> > Therefore, I'd like to identify remaining core font users, and remind
> >> > them periodically their core font use is not good for their users or for
> >> > Fedora.
> >> 
> >> What's wrong with proving support for core fonts as a fallback?  That's
> >> what Emacs is doing, for example.
> >
> > As a fallback for what?
> 
> If a suitable xft font is not found.

Though the X server is not using fontconfig for finding fonts (for lame
historical reasons), it looks in a subset of the set of paths that
fontconfig will look at.

(Xft is a renderer, not a font looker upper, but your meaning was
clear.)

- ajax

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