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Re: Bitmap fonts


> Helvetica is a proprietary font.

No? X11 is MIT-licensed, and so are the fonts included. Helvetica has
both Adobe and DEC copyrights: 

> and under the impression bitmap fonts are guaranteed to look bad by
> design

Bitmap fonts are considered superior by some, and are used by a lot of
people. Go search for some tiling WM's screenshots, and you'll see :)
Also, if you don't like old-school-looking X11 default fonts, maybe try
Terminus, Dina or Tamsyn.


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