Re: gdk_fontset_load and font descriptor

On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Vlad Harchev wrote:

> > > Therefore, IMHO, it probably is a severe bug to translate fontnames at
> > > all
> > 
> > I agree.
>  Better consult with Chinese/Japanese/Korean people who need ability to
> translate font names than people who know only latin-based languages..

For CJK people, translating font names is the only option to get proper
fonts for Gnome 1.x.

People using various languages should know what fonts/size suits their
languages best. Adding *-r-* usually means these people are forced to
see the default font which almost always doesn't mix well with latin
fonts, or in some worst cases, all multibyte characters are displayed
as random symbols.


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