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Re: MULE shows gibberish; now what?

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: MULE shows gibberish; now what?
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 10:51:02 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/21.1.30 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> 
>>  To get those properties, we must call XListFontsWithInfo
>>  which, I think, is very slow compared with XListFonts.
>>  Perhaps, we must introduce a variable, for instance,
>>  `unreliable-font-registry-encoding-name-list, use
>>  XListFontsWithInfo only to find a font whose
>>  registry-encoding matches with this variable.

> I was indeed thinking that it would probably be too costly preformancewise.
> Although maybe we could do a sanity-check late in the game (after we have
> settled on a particular font) and if the sanity check fails, we add
> the fontname to face-ignored-fonts and try again.

Ah, yes, that method is less costy.

>>  Is that intention different from this?
>>  (dolist (fontset (fontest-list))
>>    (set-fontset-font fontset 'cyrillic-iso8859-5
>>                  '("etl-fixed" . "iso8859-5")))

> No, that sounds just right.  But I think such things should be
> documented in the Emacs Manual (and thus understandable to someone
> who's not proficient in ELisp).

Isn't such a thing too cryptic to go in Emacs Manual.

It's a long term todo item to provide a good cutomization
method of font related things.  The problem is that no one
have a time to investigate it and work on it.  :-(

Ken'ichi HANDA

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