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Subject: OT Read font notations like: -bitstream-terminal-bold-[...]-100-c-110-iso8859-1
Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 12:52:03 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgnmgx18.fsf@local.lan> (raw)

Sorry for leaving the newsgroup topic in the dust but I know there are
very likely people here who can help.

I once new a little about what the font notations like below meant:


But have lost some of it out of my pea brain.  I know the `-c-'
bit means its good for my use .. and that `iso8859-1' puts it in
my neck of the woods but more of the exact meaning has left town.

I hoped someone here can steer me to URL or such that explains it in

My googling hasn't gotten the close details even though I found this:

Tells quite a lot but still haven't learnt the details I want.

The meaning of -c-, -m-, -p-  and more.

Something that explains each notation in detail is what I'm after.

             reply	other threads:[~2022-01-23 17:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-23 17:52 hput [this message]
2022-01-23 17:59 ` Russ Allbery
2022-01-23 18:23   ` hput

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