Shipping bigger fonts by default for greater glyph coverage

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Wed Sep 5 18:44:46 EDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at> wrote:
> So we're planning to ship the full DejaVu font set by default on all

Yes please! I made a half-hearted attempt at pushing for this in
12.1.0 cycle, and dropped the ball halfway.

> This will increase the base uncompressed OS size by about 6mb.

IMHO, this is tiny compared to the tradeoff at hand.

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