Re: Poll: MacVim default font
> Currently the default font for MacVim is DejaVu Sans Mono which isI'm still on 10.5 on some of my machines, and according to http://update.omnigroup.com/ so are 20-30% of people. Maybe wait a few months (until 10.7?) with this?
> located inside the MacVim.app bundle. Initially I added this font
> because the standard OS X monospaced font at the time (Monaco) did not
> have very good font variations (e.g. no bold or italic). As of OS X
> 10.6 the default font (Menlo) does include these variations so I was
> thinking of ditching DejaVu in favor of Menlo. This has the following
> + Startup is faster (about 0.5 seconds the first time MacVim starts)
> + MacVim.app bundle becomes about 2Mb smaller
> I don't know if there are any major disadvantages (perhaps DejaVu has
> better glyph coverage?) so I'd like to ask for some feedback before I
> make this change. (Note that anybody who wants to keep using DejaVu
> can simply download the font and install it on their system since the
> font is free.)
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