[Fwd: Re: DejaVu fonts for Fedora Core 6 feedback call]

Jim Cornette fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Wed Jul 5 23:54:13 UTC 2006

Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> -------- Message transféré --------
>> The fonts are easy to read and clear. I am seeing bold fonts are scaled 
>> too large when compared to other font selections. The bold scaling is 
>> the only problem that I see so far.
> I think dejavu bold is a little heavier than arial bold for example. Is
> it a real problem somewhere or you're just not used to it?
> I feel regular dejavu got a tad lighter over time, which may explain why
> the bold seems too heavy in contrast now.
> Can you tell us which font you used as comparison?
> Regards,

most of the fonts that I tried seemed to be too large when compared to 
the DejaVu fonts for *bold*. Sans or Serif bold for instance seem 
properly sized. I backed down the "Application fonts" for system 
settings from 9 to 8 using DejaVu Sans Extralight which seems properly 
sized to me. This is being viewed through the SeaMonkey messages pane 
where it is most noticeable.


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