Summary: RFE: font merging
Several major fonts like Arial and Droid Sans are created in two parts: a core
multifaced part and an Unicode extension (Arial Unicode, Droid Sans Fallback).
Splitting in two file sets allows people who do not need the extension part to
avoid installing it (since the extension is usually huge)
For historic reasons the two parts use different font family names, even though
from a functional user POW they are just two components of a single family.
There should be a documented way in fontconfig for font distributors to specify
via a config file "font foo is an extension of font bar, use it preferably when
bar is missing glyphs, do not show it as a separate item in font lists and only
allow access to the foo family when an application asks explicitely for it"
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