Re: Fonts with default Fedora installation

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On 27 August 2013 00:57, Bill Nottingham <notting@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
pravin.d.s@xxxxxxxxx (pravin.d.s@xxxxxxxxx) said:
> >   Recently i done packaging of google-noto-fonts [1] for Fedora. With this
> > font we got number of new script fonts of Unicode which were not available
> > earlier. [2]
> >
> >   Just done editing of comps file and my question is out of these script
> > fonts how many we suppose to install by default.
> >
> >   Presently we are following like at least one fonts for each script
> > should be available with default installation, so if anyone while browsing
> > web etc can get correct rendering for his script.
> >
> >   But here issue is supporting whole Unicode with default installation
> > will be too much.
> >
> >   Might be we should only install fonts for BMP of Unicode and lets have
> > other fonts installed by users when required (we do have feature in Fedora
> > where if any fonts are not installed by default fontconfig search for
> > particular script fonts.)
> >
> >   I have done comps editing by keeping above thing in mind. If anyone have
> > other suggestion please let me know.

Sticking to the BMP is probably a good starting point, although I can see
desktop installations wanting the emoji subset of the SMP installed out of
the box.

If someone does specific request for SMP we should go ahead with it. At the end of days it is going to take only some kb's space in ISO's.

Pravin Satpute
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