[cmucl-help] Need help getting into hemlock
toy.raymond at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 15:46:26 UTC 2018
>>>>> "GP" == GP lisper <fph at clouddancer.com> writes:
>> From: Blake McBride <blake1024 at gmail.com>
>> Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2018 16:24:12 -0600
>> Cc: cmucl-help at cmucl.cons.org
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>> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:33 AM, Raymond Toy <toy.raymond at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >>>>> "Blake" == Blake McBride <blake1024 at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Blake> I don't have: "*-courier-medium-r-normal--*-120-*"
>> > Weird. All unix systems I used to use had a courier font. But I see
>> > now that some don't.
>> > Blake> Nor would I think most people on Linux would. However,
>> > Blake> I do have: "*-fixed-medium-r-normal--*-120-*"
>> > Perhaps it's time to update hemlock to use this font instead?
>> > Does hemlock now work for you?
>> I don't know how to change the font specification.
GP> Courier has been a standard fixed width font for decades, I think it
GP> was on ADM-3s. All the linux distros I've run allowed simple font
GP> additions, so adding "*-courier-medium-r-normal--*-120-*" is the
GP> easiest course. I'd bet that the two fonts are indistinguishable, but
GP> some worrywart had to create a 'totally free' font to earn a niche.
GP> Thanks Blake, on my old CMUCL, (ed) never worked, but it was
GP> unimportant, but I found that on the newer computer with ECL, (ed)
GP> works and I have a need for that now. I'm sure I would have written
GP> some kludge and you have saved me from that! ;-)
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