[1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-45
Wed Apr 8 09:41:00 GMT 2009
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Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Now that cygwin supports UTF-8 in a standard fashion, I think it's time
> to also add Unicode fonts to the Cygwin/X distribution. Otherwise the
> additional value of running xterm or rxvt in UTF-8 mode is quite limited.
> I would be willing to provide the Unicode versions of the standard
> "misc-fixed" fonts (source: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs-fonts.html)
> as a package maintainer, if that's accepted.
> (I would appreciate some positive feedback before taking the effort
> to prepare the package.)
1) Do any major Linux distros package these fonts? I can't find such a
package in Gentoo or Debian.
2) Many of these fonts collide with those provided by X.Org. How would
you intend to deal with this?
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