v1.8 "Fonts and Warnings" is out: 👻

gemini://skyjake.fi/gemlog/202
gmi.skyjake.fi/gemlog/2021-10_

This release focuses on a customizable font library, and improves the appearance and behavior of warnings and error messages. Thanks to the unbundled fonts, this release is the slimmest one yet.

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It'll automatically prompt you to re-download the old set of fonts, but you might want to skip that and get the Noto Sans and Noto Serif sets instead, for vastly better Unicode coverage.

gemini://skyjake.fi/fonts/noto

@jk gemini://skyjake.fi/fonts/noto/noto/notosans-set.fontpack as linked from the Noto page in the client (gemini://skyjake.fi/fonts/noto/), gives a Not Found.
Same for gemini://skyjake.fi/fonts/noto/noto/notoserif-set.fontpack

@jk looks like the index page erroneously includes the /noto directory twice in the path.

@FiXato Should be fixed now! Thanks for the heads up.

I was moving pages around just a while ago...

@jk 👍

Also, after having installed a couple of fonts and packs, I now seem to have a couple of duplicates listed?

@FiXato Check out what it says on "about:fonts". The "View file" links show the location of each loaded font. Are some old fonts being loaded from a build directory etc.?

@jk looks like they were already in the classic font pack, and installing them individually got them listed twice.
Maybe some check for duplicates could be done?

Finally, I was unable to select Arimo from that list till I deleted 2 of the duplicate other fonts. Maybe something to do with the length of the list?

@FiXato Hmm, I'll check if there's something wrong with the list.

Fonts with the same name are allowed if their IDs aren't the same. I should make it clearer which fontpack any same-named fonts come from...

@jk seems indeed somewhat related to the list length and position. If I select a font further down the list, and then open the list again, Arimo gets listed higher on the screen, on top of the title bar, making it impossible to highlight.

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