Wow! Default Droid fonts for F14 would be so amazing! Hope we can get that
On 7 Jun 2010 18:29, "Paul W. Frields" <stickster(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 10:43:17PM +0200, Kris Thomsen wrote:
> 2010/6/5 Máirín Duffy <duffy(a)fedoraproject.org>:
> > On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 18:59 -0400, Ian Weller wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 05:12:53PM -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> >> > We don't actually have an official body text font (I tend to use
> >> > Liberation Sans when laying out body text), maybe we should pick a
> >> > specific one and add it to our brand guidelines.
> >> The whole MgOpen not having accents thing has bugged me since my
> >> development of fedora-business-cards, where I used Máirín's FAS
> >> information as a test to see if my code worked with Unicode.
> >> But anyway. You'll never guess what I have in the brand guidelines
> >> I'm working on. :)
> >> We could use either Liberation or Droid. It matters not to me.
> > I would word it more strongly than that, I would say it's meant to be a
> > titling font, for secondary wordmarks, and for accents/callout, and
> > text should be $whatever-good-body-font-we-pick.
> > I really like Droid Sans...
> I agree, Droid-fonts are really great :) And a Modata-like font for
+1 for that here, too -- find a Modata-like font with more
accent/diacritical coverage(*) for headlines, and use Droid Sans for
I think it's worth pointing out that the Fedora Desktop SIG has been
discussing moving Fedora 14 to default to Droid Sans, assuming some
remaining issues are worked out.
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(*) That's what's meant by glyphs, right? Character coverage?
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