Re: [Evolution] [OT] chinese fonts and hex representation boxes

On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 07:54 +0800, Not Zed wrote:


The glyph requested by gnome isn't available in the given font, so the
X server/font server creates a glyph containing the number of the
missing one.

OK, thanks.

Now to determine which font(s) to install.  Anyone have suggestions?

By looking thru the fonts that Debian has, here's what looks to 
be a reasonable candidate list.

ttf-arphic-bkai00mp - "AR PL KaitiM Big5" Chinese TrueType font 
                      by Arphic Technology
ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp - "AR PL Mingti2L Big5" Chinese TrueType font 
                      by Arphic Technology
ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp - "AR PL SungtiL GB" Chinese TrueType font by 
                      Arphic Technology
ttf-arphic-gkai00mp - "AR PL KaitiM GB" Chinese TrueType font by 
                      Arphic Technology
ttfprint - A utility to print Chinese text using TrueType fonts
xfonts-cmex-big5p - Big5+ Chinese Mingti bitmap font (by CMEX &
                      DynaLab) for X11
xfonts-intl-chinese-big - International fonts for X -- Chinese big
xfonts-intl-chinese - International fonts for X -- Chinese

On Sat, 2005-01-29 at 01:55 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote: 

Sorry for asking here, but I figure you may know, since you work
so closely with GNOME.

Chinese characters display as little 2-byte hexadecimal boxes, 
but Japanese characters display properly (as do non-English western

Is this a locales problem or a fonts problem?


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