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Re: setup and mintty (was Re: New setup.exe release?)
- From: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 17:41:14 -0400
- Subject: Re: setup and mintty (was Re: New setup.exe release?)
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- Reply-to: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
On 5/25/2011 1:17 AM, Andy Koppe wrote:
> Consolas on Windows 7 indeed is much improved.
In the original thread over on cygwin-apps, I had written:
> Yep, works fine with Lucida Console. I was using Consolas, which IMO
> looks better...but yep, it appears to be missing the glyphs -- although
> rumor has it that MS added the glyphs in their W7 version of this font.
> Since I'm running Vista and XP, well... I probably knew that at one
> point. Maybe.
I guess I *did* know this at one point:
FWIW, compare the various versions of consolas:
5.00 -- shipped with Vista
1.00 -- included in the Office 2007 compatibility pack
and 5.22, Windows7's version:
which is not, AFAICT, available gratis.
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