[PD] Vote your font! [was: fonts on GNU/Linux]

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun May 20 02:52:19 CEST 2007

On May 19, 2007, at 6:28 PM, Frank Barknecht wrote:

> Hallo,
> Josh Steiner hat gesagt: // Josh Steiner wrote:
>>> or "normal".  Also, for those who don't like Bitstream Vera Sans
>>> Mono, there is the "-typeface" flag.  Should be in tomorrows auto-
>>> builds.
>> won't this make the patches render at different sizes depending on  
>> your
>> choice of font?  so now if i want to open frank's GOP patchs and have
>> them render right i have to remember to turn on the bold flag, which
>> then makes all my patches render wrong?
> I think, bold and normal on Vera have about the same size (see
> screenshots)
> But of course different patch layouts are one effect of changes to the
> font face. So far we had only one standard font, though with different
> sizes on each OS. Now pd-extended introduced two more fonts: Deja and
> Vera. But as I consider Miller's Pd to be the relevant version of Pd,
> I won't adapt my abstractions until whatever change of fonts is
> included there.

Actually, because of installation issues, I decided to go with  
Bitstream Vera Sans Mono (it comes with GNOME and KDE) and ditched  
DejaVu Sans Mono all together.  Plus, it was rendering low on the line.


> Ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht                 _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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