Hi Cristian, everyone,
On 20.02.23 22:39, Cristian Secară wrote:
Has anyone thought about i18n issues at the time of choosing this font ? A quick look at the
embedded character set shows that this font lacks support for Czech, Polish, Hungarian and Romanian
alphabets (this for Latin based scripts); it also lacks support for Greek, it also lacks support
for Cyrillic. Not a word about Asian or Arabic scripts.
The choice of Vegur as the branding font for LibreOffice goes back many
years, back to the start (2010) I believe. You make a good point, if
it's missing many characters for many languages, and we should fix that.
Why not choose from SIL fonts ? Their i18n support is comprehensive (and font quality is awesome).
Thanks for the suggestion -- do you have a specific font in mind?
Or, perhaps the sister project considers that only 'Western' languages "... have digital content created
years ago and stored in old, outdated and proprietary document formats." ?
Not at all, and clearly Vegur is lacking. Let's find a font that works
is many more scripts, and adapt the flyers accordingly...
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