Bug 254086 - just install 100dpi fonts by default not 75dpi
just install 100dpi fonts by default not 75dpi
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: comps (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-08-23 20:39 EDT by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-06 15:42:06 EDT
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Description Jens Petersen 2007-08-23 20:39:15 EDT
Description of problem:
We currently install certain bitmap fonts in both 100dpi and 75dpi
variants (currently the 75dpi fonts seem to have higher priority): from comps

      <packagereq type="mandatory">xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi</packagereq>
      <packagereq type="mandatory">xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi</packagereq>
      <packagereq type="mandatory">xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi</packagereq>
      <packagereq type="mandatory">xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi</packagereq>

Could we make the 100dpi (or 75dpi?) packages optional instead,
or are both really still necessary?

I ask also in the context of the other 75/100dpi packages currently
listened in comps for various languages: 
fonts-ISO8859-2-100dpi
fonts-ISO8859-2-75dpi
fonts-KOI8-R-100dpi
fonts-KOI8-R-75dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-2-100dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-2-75dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-9-100dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-9-75dpi

installed for various languages.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2007-08-29 13:43:06 EDT
CCing X and font gurus for comments.
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-08-29 20:53:32 EDT
Just to add that Nicolas Mailhot originally proposed this in a thread on
fonts in comps:
<https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-August/msg01676.html>.
His suggestion was to just install the 100dpi fonts by default.
Comment 3 Behdad Esfahbod 2007-09-03 20:13:28 EDT
100dpi makes more sense.  Most monitors these days range from 85 to 120 dpi.
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2007-09-06 15:42:06 EDT
100dpi only is totally fine with me, apps shouldn't be using the legacy bitmap
fonts anymore anyway.

Fixed in comps for f8, closing.

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