Re: Forcing Artificial Italics on Fonts That *DO* Have One Available?

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


On Tue, 2008-08-05 at 08:39 +0300, Vasile Gaburici wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 7:22 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have a couple of ideas:
> >
> >  - Ban all Italic fonts so fontconfig does not see them at all. (may
> > use target=scan for this, not sure).
> This one is bad. Fonts have italic versions for a reason: some have
> different glyph shapes, which aren't simply oblique versions of the
> regular upright font. Also, some fonts like Latin Modern Serif even
> have an upright italic version.

If a user wants to configure his fontconfig to do that, why do *you*


"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little
 Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
        -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

Fontconfig mailing list

[Index of Archives]     [Fedora Fonts]     [Fedora Users]     [Fedora Cloud]     [Kernel]     [Fedora Packaging]     [Fedora Desktop]     [PAM]     [Gimp Graphics Editor]     [Yosemite News]

  Powered by Linux