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Bitmap fonts


Helvetica is a proprietary font. There is a bitmap-only Helvetica in
base. In an attempt to avoid this font, and under the impression bitmap
fonts are guaranteed to look bad by design, I made fc-match no longer
match bitmap fonts:

This is not very visible because netbsd-8 and older versions use pkgsrc
fontconfig a lot with its own configuration.

I came across a post suggesting that the dislike of bitmap fonts isn't
"More "modern" Chinese users prefer sans-serif fonts over the bitmap
Chinese font (65% based on a survey at Ubuntu Chinese forum, N>300),
while some other users prefer bitmaps."*

Has this been a problem for anyone, but it was unclear what is the
change causing it?


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