Attention Polish Speakers: we need a good Polish font

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tzlaine
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Attention Polish Speakers: we need a good Polish font

#1 Post by tzlaine » Sat May 16, 2009 11:43 pm

The font we are currently using, DejaVuSans.ttf, doesn't have very good coverage of the Polish language characters. Do any Poles or other Polish speakers have any recommendations for a replacement free-licensed (GPL or Creative Commons) font?

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Re: Attention Polish Speakers: we need a good Polish font

#2 Post by Geoff the Medio » Sun May 17, 2009 12:21 am

I figured I should check, and it turns out that DejaVu has added Ł recently, so I've updated the font files in SVN to version 2.29. This fixes the problem that motivated this post, but I don't know how well it covers other Polish characters.

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Re: Attention Polish Speakers: we need a good Polish font

#3 Post by Cyber Killer » Mon May 18, 2009 9:58 am

I'm not that keen on fonts, but I use DejaVu Sans, Serif and Mono every day in my Linux system and these fonts support all Polish characters without any problems (at least as long as I use the "PL_pl.UTF8" locale).

Plus I've been using them for a good couple of years now and I never had any problems with these fonts.

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