font-misc-misc out of era

Tue Sep 24 18:55:00 GMT 2013

On 21/09/2013 18:25, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 20.09.2013 19:21, schrieb Jon TURNEY:
>> On 20/09/2013 17:37, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>> The X fonts in the package font-misc-misc is out-of-era, from ASCII times,
>>> so that e.g. if you start xterm -fn 9x18 you wouldn't even see a Euro sign.
>>> Please replace them with their Unicode versions from
>> Markus Kuhn's X11 unicode bitmap fonts have been included in the upstream
>> X.Org package for some years (see [1])
> Looking precisely, they are actually included in the cygwin font-misc-misc
> package, though in addition to small script-specific old versions. I think the
> latter should be removed to reduce confusion.

I'm sorry, I don't understand what you are suggesting here.

Removing (for example) the ISO8859-1 encoded 9x18 font would seem to be a bad
idea, as that will break things for anything which is currently using the font
with that encoding?

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