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From spepp...@leverkruid.eu
Subject Re: svn commit: r722108 - /xmlgraphics/commons/trunk/src/java/org/apache/xmlgraphics/fonts/Glyphs.java
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 15:49:42 GMT
Quoting Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>:

> Hi Vincent,
> these alternatives are only taken as a last resort before mentioning
> that a glyph cannot be found. Unicode does list "minus" (Unicode: 2212,
> MINUS-SIGN) to be related to "hyphen" (Unicode: 002D, HYPHEN-MINUS).
> Otherwise, I wouldn't have made the change. The change is also not about
> replacing minus for a hyphen, but for the other way around. I can of
> course add a warning if an alternative glyph is used. But I guess some
> people would find the warning welcome while others might find it a
> nuisance. Can we get some additional opinions to reach an informed
> decision, please?

Are such substitutions debuggable? If you set the log level high  
enough, do you then get messages for each substitution? I guess that  
sometimes that may come in handy for users who wonder why they do not  
get the glyphs they expect.


> Jeremias Maerki

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