Re: [gtk-i18n-list] Re: On CJK font selection (was Re: [Fwd: Re: Request for review and advice on wqy-bitmap-fonts fontconfig settings])

On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 23:04 +0900, mpsuzuki hiroshima-u ac jp wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 07:48:50 -0500
> Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:
> >Setting locale is actually enough.  If that's not desired,
> >$PANGO_LANGUAGE can be set as a fallback.  So far seems like most of the
> >issues happen because either the users are not setting locale correctly
> >or are using crappy fonts.  How do I don't care enough about those cases
> >I'm not surprised.
> Excuse me, PANGO_LANGUAGE is the solution to modify the
> Pango's behaviour that Qianqian & Abel ask for fix?

It's a way to tell Pango which of the CJK languages to prefer.  It's
main use is when running under non-CJK locale (en_US for example) and
the text doesn't have language tags.  It solves most of the "multiple
fonts used in the same line" issues with CJK characters.

> Regards,
> mpsuzuki

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