wine font changes system look and feel

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Mon Jun 4 18:06:53 UTC 2012


I agree some wine fonts are particularly ugly, but then :

1. why is wine making them mandatory? Can't the package be made optional in
wine and wine use one of the default system fonts when it is not present?

2. otherwise an uglier workaround is to ship a fontconfig rule in your package
that makes some other font take precedence when an app demands tahoma

Either way, the problem is not how the font file is installed, or that other
apps make use of tahoma in documents that specify tahoma when a tahoma font is
available, it's that the font itself is ugly and wine does not suggest a
better alternative to tahoma-loving apps

Nicolas Mailhot

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