Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Dec 4 12:19:31 UTC 2013

On 12/04/13 19:59, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 12/04/13 19:16, Tim wrote:
>> Allegedly, on or about 04 December 2013, Ed Greshko sent:
>>> The fact that it fails with the google-croscore-symbolneu-fonts
>>> package as well would indicate that it isn't a font file issue.  In
>>> fact, if you use something such as the Gnome Character Map you'd see
>>> that the character displays properly in that app no matter which font
>>> you select.
>> What about other PDF rendering applications?
> You would have to ask that question and screw things up....  :-)
> okular also exhibits the same failure.  The dreaded acroread does not.  xpdf also does not exhibit a failure.
> lsof shows xpdf using
> /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1/s050000l.pfb   and /usr/share/fonts/default/Type1/n021003l.pfb
> While acroread appears to be using only  /usr/share/fonts/dejavu/DejaVuSans.ttf
> This is on F19.

Maybe an ah ha moment.

Selecting Symbol Neu font in LibreOffice Word and typing ∆ results in an empty square being displayed.  This would seem to indicate that Symbol Neu doesn't have the glyph for U+2206 and somehow there is a problem when a substitute font is chosen.   

Getting tired of non-Fedora discussions and self-serving posts

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