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Subject: Re: [UPDATE] Re: nice proportional font

Re: [UPDATE] Re: nice proportional font

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 07:15:32 +0200

Greg Haerr wrote:
> This font is much nicer than the X11-5x8 that I initially included
> in the loadable fonts modifications. We could easily replace
> the existing firmware/X5x8.c with it.

I think it's too wide to have as default font.

Ideally, I would like our old char_gen_6x8 font as default. But someone has to convert it to BDF format first (and add missing ISO-8859-1 glyphs).

> 2. The base font should be commited as firmware/sysfixed.bdf
> and firmware/sysfixed.c, with (as soon as I contribute
> the C-based bdf convertor) an automatic makefile-driven
> conversion from .bdf to .c with each build.

Yes. Although (nitpick) I don't want it located directly under firmware/.

Received on 2002-09-17

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