Re: Unicode "fixed" 6x13 font for X11

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Sep 24 1998 - 15:52:08 EDT

Jungshik Shin wrote:

> However, those glyphs are not usable for 6x13 fixed fonts as they're
> found in CJK fonts. Glyphs in most CJK fixed font are twice as wide as
> corresponding ISO-8859-1 with the same height. That is, 13point
> CJK fixed fonts are 12 points wide. So, CJK fonts should not be
> the first source for Cyrillic and Greek but the last resort.

Yes, I realize that they are full-width. However, it would be
possible to leave out every other column of pixels.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
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