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Re: Pan-unicode font for gvim on windows?

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    G Sent via BlackBerry® from Telstra ... From: George V. Reilly Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 09:25:37 To:
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: "George V. Reilly" <george@...>

      Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 09:25:37
      To: <vim_multibyte@...>
      Subject: Re: Pan-unicode font for gvim on windows?



      2008/11/14 zod <zodjones@...>:
      > For the record, these are the fonts that I have found that correctly
      > display both simplified Chinese and latin script in gvim:
      >
      > NSimSun (latin looks awful)
      > MingLiU (latin looks awful)
      > LiSu (a big improvement)
      > SimSun - Founder Extended (the spacing in latin is a little odd)
      > YouYuan (probably the best latin)
      > GulimChe (decent)
      > GungShuChe (ok, not great)
      > BatangChe (not so good)
      >
      > LiSu and YouYuan are the winners. They have much more readable latin
      > scripts than NSimSun or MingLiU. You can find all of those fonts on
      > the internets tubes (eMule, etc).

      I was going to suggest Deja Vu Sans Mono because I thought it covered
      all of Unicode, but I just learned that it doesn't cover Chinese:
      http://dejavu.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/dejavu/trunk/dejavu-fonts/langcover.txt

      Does Consolas have the range you want? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consolas
      --
      /George V. Reilly george@...
      http://www.georgevreilly.com/blog http://blogs.cozi.com/tech



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