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Re: Pixel-based display functions

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Pixel-based display functions
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:30:26 +0200

> From: Alexis <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:37:28 +1100
> i use Emacs both under X and in a terminal, depending on
> circumstances. Under X, i use the Xft backend, which, if i understand
> correctly, gives me access to fonts not available in a terminal. So if
> i'm in a terminal, i'll want to use one font for a particular Unicode
> block, but if i'm in X, i'll want to use another font which has 'better'
> (i.e. more aesthetically pleasing, to me) glyphs. The `unicode-fonts`
> package allows me to specify a list of fonts, ordered by priority
> (highest-first), to be used for a particular Unicode block, depending on
> contextual availability.

AFAIU, each "Unicode block" corresponds to a script, with a couple of
exceptions, one of which is cjk-misc that Andreas mentioned.  So what
you describe above AFAIU does not yet mean you have more than one font
for the same block.

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