Xorg Fonts page - Make symlinks note
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 09:19:42 PDT 2010
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 09:45:17AM -0500, DJ Lucas wrote:
>> I'll be rewriting the x-setup and configuration sections over the next
>> week, do you (or anybody else for that matter) have any additional
>> suggestions as to layout ect? Specific examples like the above are very
> I wonder why we still install the old fonts ? I know that xcalc
> can't show the square root symbol on its keypad without them, but
> that's really a legacy app. Maybe there are other legacy apps with
> obscure glyph requirements that I'm not aware of.
I ditched xcalc a long time ago in favor of galculator. It uses 'sqrt'
and other ascii characters instead of symbols. Works like a HP
calculator with options DEC-HEX-OCT-BIN, DEG-RAD-GRAD, and
ALG-RPN-Formula. The RPN mode is important to me.
I'd leave in the legacy font instructions, but with comments that it
isn't really needed in most cases.
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