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Re: Font dependencies
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 11:13:52PM +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> I have found that after I have updated my system yesterday,
> I've got Firefox and Thunderbird not rendering Cyrillic glyphs.
> The problem was fixed by installation of fonts/dejavu-ttf,
> and after I've grepped contents of firefox-13.0nb1 package
> I have found several references to this font.
> Installation of dejavu-ttf has fixed the same Thunderbird problem as well.
> This prompts the question:
> Should dejavu-ttf be made dependency of Firefox and Thunderbird packages?
> It becomes a real nightmare to use Firefox in Russia. Note, that it
> becomes rather hard to get out of that due to all those fancy GeoIP
> tricks Google uses. (That's besides inability to read your own mail
> in Thunderbird.)
> HE CE3OH...
Maybe a firefox-cyrillic package would be practical thing. If you have
cyrillic ttfs in your fonts collection, they can be disturbing since
they appear in all the other programs too (if you never use them, like
in western europe).
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