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Re: Fonts (Was: CVS commit: xsrc/external/mit)

On Mon, May 09, 2022 at 17:11:58 +0000, David Holland wrote:

> On Mon, May 09, 2022 at 11:58:12AM +0300, Valery Ushakov wrote:
>  > > At higher DPIs, xterm can suitably 'enbolden' spleen that it looks
>  > > readable.  Allowing it to 'make fonts bold' at lower DPIs obfuscates
>  > > the shape of letters too much IMO.
>  > 
>  > Which brings us back to the question of why inflict this onto
>  > ourselves by using a font without a bold variant as the default? :)
> Obviously we should carry local patches for all legacy x11 programs
> that don't know how to use modern fonts :-) seems to be a decent option for
a bitmap font.  It's under SIL OFL, has good script coverage, a range
of sizes and bold variant.  It's the 9front's default font.


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